Chevron, Travelers share gains lead Dow's nearly 100-point climb

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Monday afternoon with shares of Chevron and Travelers delivering the strongest returns for the price-weighted average. Shares of Chevron
CVX,
+2.98%

and Travelers
TRV,
+2.28%

are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow
DJIA,
+0.28%

is trading 96 points higher (0.3%). Chevron’s shares are up $4.28 (3.0%) while those of Travelers are up $3.55, or 2.3%, combining for a roughly 52-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Caterpillar
CAT,
+1.79%
,
UnitedHealth
UNH,
+1.55%
,
and Dow Inc.
DOW,
+1.44%
.
A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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