By MarketWatch Automation
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon with shares of Dow Inc. and Chevron seeing positive gains for the index. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.66% is trading 172 points, or 0.5%, higher, as shares of Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW 0.00% and Chevron /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +0.92% are contributing to the index's intraday rally. Dow Inc.'s shares have gained $1.96, or 3.2%, while those of Chevron have gained $3.27, or 3.2%, combining for an approximately 34-point boost for the Dow. Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT +1.65% , Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON +0.06% , and American Express /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP +1.34% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.