By MarketWatch Automation
Led by positive growth for shares of Dow Inc. and McDonald's, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Tuesday afternoon. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.07% is trading 71 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -2.60% and McDonald's /zigman2/quotes/203508018/composite MCD +0.96% have contributed to the index's intraday rally. Dow Inc.'s shares have gained $1.25, or 3.1%, while those of McDonald's are up $4.31 (2.2%), combining for an approximately 38-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Exxon Mobil /zigman2/quotes/204455864/composite XOM -2.20% , Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -0.64% , and Procter & Gamble /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG +0.64% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.86-point swing.