UnitedHealth, Boeing share losses contribute to Dow's 165-point drop

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Wednesday afternoon with shares of UnitedHealth and Boeing seeing the biggest losses for the blue-chip average. The Dow was most recently trading 165 points, or 0.5%, lower, as shares of UnitedHealth and Boeing have contributed to the index’s intraday decline. UnitedHealth’s shares are down $33.22, or 6.8%, while those of Boeing have declined $2.67, or 1.2%, combining for a roughly 237-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Walt Disney Travelers and Goldman Sachs A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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