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Behind positive gains for shares of Merck and Microsoft, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday morning. Shares of Merck MRK and Microsoft MSFT are contributing to the index's intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA was most recently trading 97 points higher (0.3%). Merck's shares have gained $1.49, or 2.0%, while those of Microsoft have climbed $2.78, or 1.0%, combining for an approximately 28-point bump for the Dow. Nike NKE, IBM IBM, and Intel INTC 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.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 30, 2021.
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September 30, 2021 09:54 ET (13:54 GMT)
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