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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is soaring Wednesday morning with shares of UnitedHealth and Merck leading the way for the price-weighted average. The Dow (DJIA) is trading 644 points higher (2.3%), as shares of UnitedHealth (UNH) and Merck (MRK) contributed significantly to the index’s intraday rally. UnitedHealth’s shares are up $33.48, or 10.4%, while those of Merck are up $5.33, or 6.9%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.

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