By MarketWatch Automation
Buoyed by strong returns for shares of McDonald's and Walgreens Boots, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday morning. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.20% is trading 71 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of McDonald's /zigman2/quotes/203508018/composite MCD +0.37% and Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA +1.53% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. McDonald's's shares have risen $4.23, or 2.1%, while those of Walgreens Boots have climbed $0.47 (1.1%), combining for a roughly 32-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +1.51% , Cisco /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO +0.84% , and Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS +2.12% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.86-point swing.