Shares of Dow Inc. and Caterpillar are seeing strong returns Thursday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average soaring. The Dow (DJIA) is trading 577 points, or 2.1%, higher, as shares of Dow Inc. (DOW) and Caterpillar (CAT) are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. Dow Inc.’s shares are up $2.98 (6.4%) while those of Caterpillar have gained $9.46 (6.1%), combining for an approximately 82-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Travelers (TRV) and Boeing (BA) A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.
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