Dow's 83-point jump led by gains in Salesforce.com Inc., Microsoft stocks

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Behind positive growth for shares of Salesforce.com Inc. and Microsoft, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Thursday morning. The Dow DJIA, +0.49% was most recently trading 83 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, +2.65% and Microsoft MSFT, +2.21% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. Salesforce.com Inc.’s shares are up $5.33, or 2.5%, while those of Microsoft are up $4.92, or 2.1%, combining for an approximately 67-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Visa V, +2.00%, Walt Disney DIS, +2.13%, and American Express AXP, +1.54%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.