The Dow Jones Industrial Average is providing the hardest headwinds for the index, with shares of Procter & Gamble and Merck falling on Wednesday afternoon. Shares of Procter & Gamble PG,
and Merck MRK,
Dow contributed to intraday decline of blue-chip gauge as DJIA,
It was trading 57 points (0.2%) lower recently. Shares of Procter & Gamble are down $3.16 (2.1%), while shares of Merck are down $1.24, or 1.3%, combining for a nearly 29-point drag on the Dow. Also a significant contributor to the decline was Honeywell International Inc. Honorable,
and Walmart WMT,
A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components leads to a 6.59-point swing.
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