Walmart, Salesforce share gains lead Dow's 100-point climb

Behind strong returns for shares of Walmart and Salesforce, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Tuesday afternoon. Shares of Walmart WMT, +6.54% and Salesforce CRM, +2.15% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.17% was most recently trading 102 points, or 0.3%, higher. Walmart’s shares are up $10.28 (7.4%) while those of Salesforce have risen $4.54, or 2.9%, combining for a roughly 98-point boost for the Dow. Nike NKE, +2.22%, Home Depot HD, +1.63%, and Visa V, +1.51% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index 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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