Dow down nearly 150 points on losses in Microsoft, Salesforce.com Inc. stocks

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DOW UPDATE

Shares of Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. are trading lower Tuesday morning, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. Shares of Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow was most recently trading 141 points (0.4%) lower. Microsoft’s shares are down $6.02 (2.1%) while those of Salesforce.com Inc. are off $4.92 (1.8%), combining for an approximately 72-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Visa Walt Disney and Apple Inc. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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