Dow jumps 300 points on gains for Salesforce Inc., Apple Inc. stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday morning with shares of Salesforce Inc. and Apple Inc. delivering strong returns for the index. The Dow
DJIA,
+1.05%

is trading 304 points higher (0.9%), as shares of Salesforce Inc.
CRM,
+3.44%

and Apple Inc.
AAPL,
+3.10%

are contributing around a quarter of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Salesforce Inc.’s shares are up $6.37, or 3.5%, while those of Apple Inc. have gained $4.78, or 3.0%, combining for a roughly 73-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Walt Disney
DIS,
+3.39%
,
American Express
AXP,
+2.37%
,
and Amgen Inc.
AMGN,
+2.02%
.
A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.

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