Walmart, Home Depot share gains contribute to Dow's 180-point jump

Shares of Walmart and Home Depot are seeing strong returns Tuesday afternoon, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow
DJIA,
+0.71%

is trading 180 points, or 0.5%, higher, as shares of Walmart
WMT,
+5.10%

and Home Depot
HD,
+4.02%

are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. Walmart’s shares are up $7.10 (5.4%) while those of Home Depot are up $13.11, or 4.2%, combining for an approximately 133-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walgreens Boots
WBA,
+2.36%
,
Dow Inc.
DOW,
+1.37%
,
and Nike
NKE,
+1.50%
.
A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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