Visa, American Express share gains lead Dow's 183-point jump

Led by strong returns for shares of Visa and American Express, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon. The Dow DJIA, +0.71% is trading 183 points, or 0.7%, higher, as shares of Visa V, +1.82% and American Express AXP, +1.70% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. Visa’s shares have risen $3.04 (1.8%) while those of American Express are up $1.90 (1.7%), combining for an approximately 34-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Microsoft MSFT, +1.65%, Intel INTC, +1.48%, and Chevron CVX, +1.42%. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.

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