Dow's 240-point surge is underlined by gains in Cisco's Home Depot stocks

<pre><pre>Boeing, Travelers' losses have contributed to Dow's 75-point decline

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, led by strong returns for Cisco and Home Depot stocks, rises on Thursday afternoon. The Dow

DJIA, + 0.92%

trades 240 points (0.8%) higher than Cisco stocks

CSCO, + 2.17%

and Home Depot

HD, + 1.88%

contribute to the intraday rally of the blue chip display. Cisco stocks were up $ 0.92, or 1.9%, while Home Depot's stocks were up $ 3.84, or 1.7%. This corresponds to an increase in the Dow of around 32 points. Other components that contribute significantly to the profit are Goldman Sachs

GS, + 1.84%.


MSFT, + 1.83%.

and Caterpillar

CAT, + 1.55%,

Moving $ 1 in one of the 30 components of the index results in a swing of 6.78 points.

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