Dow climbs 164 points on gains in Walt Disney, Intel stocks

Shares of Walt Disney and Intel are seeing strong returns Friday morning, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of Walt Disney
DIS,
+2.56%

and Intel
INTC,
+0.69%

are contributing to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow
DJIA,
+0.44%

is trading 164 points higher (0.5%). Walt Disney’s shares have risen $3.50, or 3.0%, while those of Intel have risen $0.38 (1.1%), combining for an approximately 26-point bump for the Dow. UnitedHealth
UNH,
+1.19%
,
Apple Inc.
AAPL,
+1.34%
,
and Merck
MRK,
+0.92%

are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.59-point swing.

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