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Shares of Goldman Sachs and Microsoft posted positive growth Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow DJIA closed 306 points, or 0.9%, higher, as shares of Goldman Sachs GS and Microsoft MSFT contributed about a third of the blue-chip gauge's rally. Goldman Sachs's shares gained $12.07 (3.2%) while those of Microsoft were up $5.65, or 2.0%, combining for an approximately 117-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain included Nike NKE, JPMorgan Chase JPM, and UnitedHealth UNH. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 5, 2021.
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October 05, 2021 16:00 ET (20:00 GMT)
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