By MarketWatch Automation
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon with shares of Walgreens Boots and Apple Inc. delivering strong returns for the blue-chip average. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.10% was most recently trading 66 points, or 0.2%, higher, as shares of Walgreens Boots /zigman2/quotes/203410933/composite WBA +1.06% and Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -2.58% are contributing to the index's intraday rally. Walgreens Boots's shares are up $2.76, or 5.2%, while those of Apple Inc. are up $3.36 (2.8%), combining for a roughly 40-point bump for the Dow. Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -2.09% , Salesforce.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite CRM -1.21% , and Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -1.08% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.