Salesforce, Microsoft share gains contribute to Dow's nearly 100-point jump

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Powered by strong returns for shares of Salesforce and Microsoft, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Friday morning. Shares of Salesforce and Microsoft are contributing about 25% of the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow is trading 97 points, or 0.3%, higher. Salesforce’s shares are up $8.14 (3.9%) while those of Microsoft are up $3.77 (1.2%), combining for an approximately 78-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Visa IBM and Apple A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.

Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

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