Microsoft, Salesforce.com Inc. share gains lead Dow's 38-point jump

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Wednesday afternoon with shares of Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. leading the way for the index. The Dow DJIA, +0.25% was most recently trading 38 points, or 0.1%, higher, as shares of Microsoft MSFT, +1.52% and Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, +1.20% are contributing to the index’s intraday rally. Microsoft’s shares have climbed $3.38, or 1.2%, while those of Salesforce.com Inc. have gained $2.84, or 1.1%, combining for a roughly 41-point bump for the Dow. Procter & Gamble PG, +1.30%, Visa V, +0.91%, and Coca-Cola KO, +1.14% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.