By MarketWatch Automation
Buoyed by positive gains for shares of Walt Disney and Microsoft, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon. Shares of Walt Disney /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS -0.68% and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.79% are contributing to the index's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.17% was most recently trading 142 points, or 0.6%, higher. Walt Disney's shares have risen $3.18 (2.8%) while those of Microsoft have gained $4.61, or 2.2%, combining for a roughly 53-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.27% , Nike /zigman2/quotes/203439053/composite NKE +1.40% , and Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS +1.97% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.86-point swing.