Microsoft, Salesforce Inc. share gains contribute to Dow's 67-point jump

Shares of Microsoft and Salesforce Inc. are trading higher Wednesday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average into positive territory. Shares of Microsoft
MSFT,
+4.97%

and Salesforce Inc.
CRM,
+4.69%

are contributing to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow
DJIA,
+0.38%

is trading 67 points higher (0.2%). Microsoft’s shares have gained $12.22, or 4.9%, while those of Salesforce Inc. have gained $7.92 (4.7%), combining for an approximately 133-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walmart
WMT,
+2.68%
,
Apple Inc.
AAPL,
+2.08%
,
and Intel
INTC,
+1.85%
.
A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.

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