Walmart, Salesforce share gains lead Dow's 150-point climb

Behind strong returns for shares of Walmart and Salesforce, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Tuesday afternoon. The Dow DJIA, -0.36% is trading 150 points, or 0.4%, higher, as shares of Walmart WMT, +6.90% and Salesforce CRM, +1.84% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Walmart’s shares are up $9.87 (7.1%) while those of Salesforce have gained $4.99, or 3.2%, combining for a roughly 98-point boost for the Dow. Nike NKE, +1.50%, Apple AAPL, +0.60%, and Visa V, +0.71% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.

Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

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