Dow's 575-point drop led by losses in Microsoft, Salesforce.com Inc. stocks

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Shares of Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. are posting losses Tuesday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average selloff. Shares of Microsoft MSFT, -3.57% and Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, -2.68% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -1.63% was most recently trading 576 points (1.7%) lower. Microsoft’s shares are off $9.75 (3.3%) while those of Salesforce.com Inc. are down $7.72, or 2.8%, combining for an approximately 115-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Goldman Sachs GS, -2.60%, Boeing BA, -2.65%, and Apple Inc. AAPL, -2.35%. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.58-point swing.