Dow's nearly 275-point jump highlighted by gains in shares of Walmart, Walgreens Boots

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Behind strong returns for shares of Walmart and Walgreens Boots, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Monday morning. Shares of Walmart WMT, +2.66% and Walgreens Boots WBA, +3.03% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +1.02% is trading 274 points, or 0.8%, higher. Walmart’s shares have climbed $3.11, or 2.3%, while those of Walgreens Boots are up $1.07, or 2.0%, combining for a roughly 27-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Boeing BA, +2.56%, Home Depot HD, +1.51%, and Apple Inc. AAPL, +1.65%. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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