Shares of Walt Disney and Merck are trading higher Friday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average rally. Shares of Walt Disney
have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow
is trading 350 points, or 1.1%, higher. Walt Disney’s shares have risen $3.09, or 2.6%, while those of Merck are up $1.87 (2.1%), combining for a roughly 33-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Apple Inc.
and American Express
A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark results in a 6.59-point swing.
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