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Shares of Apple Inc. and Microsoft are seeing strong returns Monday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average rally. Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) are contributing around a third of the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow (DJIA) is trading 337 points, or 1.2%, higher. Apple Inc.’s shares are up $6.85, or 5.9%, while those of Microsoft have climbed $7.33 (3.4%), combining for an approximately 93-point boost for the Dow. Walgreens Boots (WBA) Goldman Sachs (GS) and Caterpillar (CAT) are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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