The Dow outpaced the broader U.S. stock market on Thursday, as shares of the recently divided Dow Inc. (D) surged in anticipation of a new cyclical growth period for the plastic maker. Dow Jumps as Traders Go Rabid The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by as much as 172 points, reflecting a strong pre-market for U.S. stock futures. The blue-chip index was last up 136 points, or 0.5%, to 26,355.03. Shares of Dow Inc. climbed 4.8%. Boeing Co (BA) jumped 2.4% after the airline manufacturer claimed it had successfully tested new software for the Boeing 737 MAX. Other notable gainers

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