By MarketWatch Automation
Behind positive momentum for shares of Chevron and Dow Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.44% is trading 260 points higher (0.8%), as shares of Chevron /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +1.49% and Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -0.69% are contributing to the index's intraday rally. Chevron's shares are up $3.61 (3.5%) while those of Dow Inc. have climbed $2.13 (3.5%), combining for a roughly 38-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Caterpillar /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT -0.14% , Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON -3.31% , and American Express /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP -0.70% . A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark results in a 6.58-point swing.