American Express, Home Depot share losses contribute to Dow's 186-point drop

Shares of American Express and Home Depot are trading lower Thursday morning, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. Shares of American Express
AXP,
-3.30%

and Home Depot
HD,
-3.37%

are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow
DJIA,
-0.77%

was most recently trading 186 points (0.6%) lower. American Express’s shares have dropped $5.56, or 3.7%, while those of Home Depot have fallen $6.44, or 2.0%, combining for a roughly 79-point drag on the Dow. Boeing
BA,
-1.23%
,
Nike
NKE,
-1.85%
,
and Microsoft
MSFT,
-1.72%

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

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