Dow climbs nearly 150 points on gains for Boeing, Salesforce Inc. stocks

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Shares of Boeing and Salesforce Inc. are seeing strong returns Thursday afternoon, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of Boeing BA, +6.53% and Salesforce Inc. CRM, +6.70% have contributed about a third of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.60% was most recently trading 145 points, or 0.4%, higher. Boeing’s shares have climbed $8.39, or 6.4%, while those of Salesforce Inc. have risen $8.93, or 5.1%, combining for an approximately 114-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Nike NKE, +3.09%, Visa V, +2.00%, undefined Honeywell International Inc. HON, +1.96%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark equates to a 6.59-point swing.