By MarketWatch Automation
Buoyed by positive gains for shares of Boeing and Caterpillar, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Friday afternoon. Shares of Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +0.61% and Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT -0.59% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.38% was most recently trading 220 points, or 0.7%, higher. Boeing's shares are up $15.36 (6.1%) while those of Caterpillar have risen $7.32 (3.3%), combining for an approximately 149-point boost for the Dow. Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA -0.17% , Home Depot /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -1.85% , and Walmart /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT -0.48% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.58-point swing.