Walmart, Salesforce Inc. share losses contribute to Dow's 218-point fall

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Tuesday afternoon with shares of Walmart and Salesforce Inc. delivering the stiffest headwinds for the price-weighted average. The Dow
DJIA,
-0.72%

was most recently trading 218 points lower (-0.7%), as shares of Walmart
WMT,
-7.61%

and Salesforce Inc.
CRM,
-4.11%

have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline. Walmart’s shares are down $10.69, or 8.1%, while those of Salesforce Inc. have declined $7.45, or 4.2%, combining for a roughly 120-point drag on the Dow. Nike
NKE,
-3.79%
,
Microsoft
MSFT,
-2.68%
,
and American Express
AXP,
-2.60%

are also contributing significantly to the decline. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark results in a 6.59-point swing.

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