Microsoft, Amgen share gains lead Dow's nearly 450-point rally

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Led by strong returns for shares of Microsoft and Amgen, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Thursday afternoon. The Dow is trading 445 points higher (1.3%), as shares of Microsoft and Amgen have contributed to the index’s intraday rally. Microsoft’s shares are up $9.79 (2.9%) while those of Amgen are up $5.41, or 2.4%, combining for a roughly 100-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include UnitedHealth Caterpillar and Cisco A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.59-point swing.

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