Apple Inc., Salesforce.com Inc. share gains lead Dow's 289-point jump

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Behind strong returns for shares of Apple Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Monday afternoon. Shares of Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.29% and Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, +2.00% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.94% is trading 289 points higher (0.8%). Apple Inc.’s shares are up $3.86, or 2.2%, while those of Salesforce.com Inc. are up $5.00 (2.0%), combining for an approximately 58-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Microsoft MSFT, +2.26%, Cisco CSCO, +1.83%, and Chevron CVX, +1.97%. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.