Dow's 164-point drop led by losses in shares of Walgreens Boots, Home Depot

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Behind negative returns for shares of Walgreens Boots and Home Depot, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Tuesday afternoon. The Dow DJIA, -0.65% was most recently trading 164 points, or 0.6%, lower, as shares of Walgreens Boots WBA, -8.96% and Home Depot HD, -2.60% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline. Walgreens Boots’s shares have dropped $4.04 (9.2%) while those of Home Depot have fallen $7.30, or 2.6%, combining for a roughly 75-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include American Express AXP, -2.44%, Honeywell International Inc. HON, -1.99%, and UnitedHealth UNH, -1.57%. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.