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Caterpillar, Johnson & Johnson share losses lead the way, but Dow flat

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DOW UPDATE

Behind losses for shares of Caterpillar and Johnson & Johnson, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading down Friday morning. The Dow was most recently trading 33 points, or 0.1%, lower, as shares of Caterpillar and Johnson & Johnson are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline. Caterpillar’s shares are off $3.21 (1.4%) while those of Johnson & Johnson have dropped $1.89, or 1.1%, combining for a roughly 34-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Procter & Gamble Boeing and Amgen Inc. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.

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