Dow's 600-point rally highlighted by gains for Salesforce.com Inc., JPMorgan Chase shares

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Shares of Salesforce.com Inc. and JPMorgan Chase are trading higher Thursday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average rally. Shares of Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, +7.16% and JPMorgan Chase JPM, +3.68% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +1.80% was most recently trading 603 points higher (1.8%). Salesforce.com Inc.’s shares have climbed $17.84, or 6.9%, while those of JPMorgan Chase are up $5.69, or 3.7%, combining for an approximately 155-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include American Express AXP, +3.42%, Caterpillar CAT, +3.03%, and Dow Inc. DOW, +3.00%. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.