Dow's 600-point rally highlighted by gains for Salesforce.com Inc., JPMorgan Chase shares

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DOW UPDATE

Shares of Salesforce.com Inc. and JPMorgan Chase are trading higher Thursday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average rally. Shares of Salesforce.com Inc. and JPMorgan Chase have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow was most recently trading 603 points higher (1.8%). Salesforce.com Inc.’s shares have climbed $17.84, or 6.9%, while those of JPMorgan Chase are up $5.69, or 3.7%, combining for an approximately 155-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include American Express Caterpillar and Dow Inc. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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