UnitedHealth, Walgreens Boots share gains lead Dow's 150-point climb

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Shares of UnitedHealth and Walgreens Boots are trading higher Thursday morning, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. The Dow was most recently trading 154 points higher (0.5%), as shares of UnitedHealth and Walgreens Boots are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. UnitedHealth’s shares have risen $8.54, or 1.9%, while those of Walgreens Boots have risen $0.48 (1.5%), combining for a roughly 59-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Microsoft McDonald’s and 3M A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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