Financials Lead Dow 200-point Rally

By Mark DeCambreMarketWatch Pulse

Financial components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average were helping push the index higher in early Friday trade led by Visa and J.P. Morgan. Visa shares were 2% higher at $68.44 a share, while those of J.P. Morgan jumped 1.8% at $67.27 a share, to head the 30-company index. Other financial names leading the Dow, include American Express Co. , which was enjoying a 1.3% pop to trade at $77.36 a share and Goldman Sachs Group , up about the same at $207.51 a share.

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