Dow's nearly 50-point jump highlighted by gains for Home Depot, Travelers stocks
Led by strong returns for shares of Home Depot and Travelers, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Monday afternoon. The Dow (DJIA) is trading 44 points, or 0.1%, higher, as shares of Home Depot (HD) and Travelers (TRV) are contributing to the index's intraday rally. Home Depot's shares are up $13.88 (4.0%) while those of Travelers have risen $6.22 (3.8%), combining for a roughly 132-point bump for the Dow. Nike (NKE) Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) and Cisco (CSCO) are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the index's 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.