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Nov. 15, 2019, 2:44 p.m. EST

Dow's 175-point jump led by gains in shares of UnitedHealth, Pfizer

By MarketWatch

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Friday afternoon with shares of UnitedHealth and Pfizer seeing positive gains for the price-weighted average. The Dow (DOW:DJIA) is trading 177 points (0.6%) higher, as shares of UnitedHealth (NYS:UNH) and Pfizer (NYS:PFE) have contributed around a quarter of the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. UnitedHealth's shares are up $10.31 (4.0%) while those of Pfizer have risen $0.84, or 2.3%, combining for a roughly 76-point boost for the Dow. Dow Inc. (NYS:DOW) , Nike (NYS:NKE) , and Johnson & Johnson (NYS:JNJ) are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark's 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.

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