Dow’s 275-point drop led by losses for shares of Dow Inc., Chevron – MarketWatch

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading down Wednesday morning with shares of Dow Inc. and Chevron seeing the biggest drops for the price-weighted average. Shares of Dow Inc. DOW, -4.99% and Chevron CVX, -2.69% are contributing to the index’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, +0.25% was most recently trading 275 points (0.9%) lower. Dow Inc.’s shares have fallen $3.09 (5.6%) while those of Chevron are down $7.50, or 4.9%, combining for a roughly 70-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Nike NKE, -2.10%, Caterpillar CAT, -2.20%, and Honeywell International Inc. HON, -0.77%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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