Dow jumps 137 points on gains in Caterpillar, Walt Disney shares

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Wednesday morning with shares of Caterpillar and Walt Disney leading the way for the blue-chip average. Shares of Caterpillar CAT, +1.10% and Walt Disney DIS, +0.01% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.65% is trading 137 points, or 0.5%, higher. Caterpillar’s shares are up $5.01 (2.8%) while those of Walt Disney are up $3.78 (2.1%), combining for a roughly 58-point bump for the Dow. Dow Inc. DOW, +0.05%, Chevron CVX, -1.03%, and Visa V, +0.17% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.

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