Microsoft, Salesforce.com Inc. share losses lead Dow's 300-point fall

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DOW UPDATE

Shares of Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. are trading lower Tuesday morning, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. The Dow was most recently trading 302 points (0.9%) lower, as shares of Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline. Microsoft’s shares are down $8.39, or 2.9%, while those of Salesforce.com Inc. are off $6.09 (2.2%), combining for a roughly 95-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Walt Disney Apple Inc. and Home Depot A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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