By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of Caterpillar and Dow Inc. are posting strong returns Friday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT -0.36% and Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW +0.30% have contributed to the index's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.0060% is trading 83 points (0.3%) higher. Caterpillar's shares are up $10.95, or 5.5%, while those of Dow Inc. are up $2.90, or 5.0%, combining for a roughly 91-point bump for the Dow. Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -1.26% , American Express /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP -2.32% , and Intel /zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite INTC -0.43% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark's 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.