Dow's nearly 100-point jump highlighted by gains in Amgen Inc., McDonald's stocks

Buoyed by positive momentum for shares of Amgen Inc. and McDonald’s, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday morning. Shares of Amgen Inc.
AMGN,
+1.54%

and McDonald’s
MCD,
+0.82%

are contributing to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow
DJIA,
+0.02%

was most recently trading 95 points higher (0.3%). Amgen Inc.’s shares have climbed $3.28, or 1.4%, while those of McDonald’s are up $3.11, or 1.2%, combining for an approximately 42-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Microsoft
MSFT,
+0.90%
,
Walgreens Boots
WBA,
+1.12%
,
and 3M
MMM,
-0.23%
.
A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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