By MarketWatch Automation
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon with shares of Goldman Sachs and Apple Inc. seeing positive momentum for the blue-chip average. Shares of Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -1.90% and Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +0.0087% have contributed around a quarter of the index's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.29% was most recently trading 43 points, or 0.2%, higher. Goldman Sachs's shares have risen $9.47, or 5.1%, while those of Apple Inc. are up $1.51, or 1.4%, combining for a roughly 72-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -2.84% , Coca-Cola /zigman2/quotes/209159848/composite KO -1.43% , and Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK -1.24% . A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.