Dow's 175-point jump led by gains in shares of Salesforce, Chevron

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Shares of Salesforce and Chevron are posting strong returns Thursday afternoon, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of Salesforce and Chevron have contributed around a third of the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow is trading 174 points higher (0.5%). Salesforce’s shares are up $7.83 (5.0%) while those of Chevron have risen $8.09, or 4.5%, combining for a roughly 105-point boost for the Dow. Microsoft Apple and Honeywell are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.

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