Dow jumps nearly 225 points on gains in shares of Apple Inc., American Express


Powered by strong returns for shares of Apple Inc. and American Express, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Monday morning. The Dow
DJIA,
+1.38%

was most recently trading 224 points (0.8%) higher, as shares of Apple Inc.
AAPL,
+2.16%

and American Express
AXP,
+3.64%

have contributed to the index’s intraday rally. Apple Inc.’s shares are up $2.99 (2.7%) while those of American Express have risen $2.12, or 2.0%, combining for a roughly 34-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Visa
V,
+2.38%
,
Microsoft
MSFT,
+1.54%
,
and Salesforce.com Inc.
CRM,
+1.46%
.
A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.58-point swing.


Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.



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