Merck, Visa share losses contribute to Dow's nearly 100-point fall

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DOW UPDATE

Dragged down by losses for shares of Merck and Visa, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Tuesday afternoon. Shares of Merck and Visa are contributing to the index’s intraday decline, as the Dow was most recently trading 95 points, or 0.3%, lower. Merck’s shares have declined $2.37, or 2.8%, while those of Visa have dropped $5.15, or 2.4%, combining for a roughly 50-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Walt Disney Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.

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