Dow climbs 175 points on gains for Intel, Walgreens Boots stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon with shares of Intel and Walgreens Boots delivering the strongest returns for the index. Shares of Intel INTC, +2.19% and Walgreens Boots WBA, +1.37% have contributed to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.65% is trading 177 points higher (0.6%). Intel’s shares are up $1.09 (2.2%) while those of Walgreens Boots have gained $0.62, or 1.6%, combining for an approximately 11-point boost for the Dow. UnitedHealth UNH, +1.60%, McDonald’s MCD, +1.45%, and Merck MRK, +1.46% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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