By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of Apple Inc. and Walt Disney are trading higher Thursday afternoon, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.34% is trading 73 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +3.75% and Walt Disney /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS +1.23% have contributed around a third of the index's intraday rally. Apple Inc.'s shares have climbed $11.29, or 2.6%, while those of Walt Disney are up $2.94 (2.3%), combining for an approximately 98-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include McDonald's /zigman2/quotes/203508018/composite MCD +0.95% , Cisco /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO +1.59% , and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +2.28% . A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.86-point swing.