By MarketWatch Automation
Buoyed by strong returns for shares of American Express and Boeing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Monday afternoon. Shares of American Express /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP -4.06% and Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -3.90% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.29% is trading 272 points higher (1.0%). American Express's shares are up $3.27, or 3.2%, while those of Boeing have risen $4.04, or 2.5%, combining for an approximately 48-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -2.49% , Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +0.0087% , and UnitedHealth /zigman2/quotes/210453738/composite UNH -2.28% . A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.