Dow's 75-point rise led by gains in UnitedHealth and Pfizer stocks

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

UnitedHealth and Pfizer shares saw positive growth on Wednesday morning, dropping the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. UnitedHealth shares

UNH, + 1.86%

and Pfizer

PFE, + 1.50%

contribute to the intraday rally of the index, like the Dow

DJIA, + 0.52%

trades at 78 points or 0.3% higher. UnitedHealth shares were up $ 5.62 or 1.9%, while Pfizer was up $ 0.57 or 1.4%. This corresponds to an increase in the Dow by around 42 points. Merck

MRK, + 1.47%.


KO, + 0.97%.

and Procter & Gamble

PG, + 0.73%

also contribute significantly to the profit. A $ 1 move in one of the 30 components of the index leads to a swing of 6.78 points.

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