By MarketWatch Automation
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon with shares of Apple Inc. and Caterpillar leading the way for the price-weighted average. Shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +1.98% and Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT +0.90% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.06% is trading 95 points, or 0.4%, higher. Apple Inc.'s shares have gained $3.85 (3.5%) while those of Caterpillar are up $2.98 (2.0%), combining for an approximately 45-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V +1.43% , Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON +1.65% , and Walt Disney /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS -2.60% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.58-point swing.