Dow's 50-point fall led by losses in Salesforce.com Inc., Microsoft stocks

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Shares of Salesforce.com Inc. and Microsoft are trading lower Wednesday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. Shares of Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, -7.55% and Microsoft MSFT, -2.97% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -0.55% was most recently trading 56 points lower (-0.1%). Salesforce.com Inc.’s shares have declined $17.53 (7.1%) while those of Microsoft are down $8.89 (2.7%), combining for a roughly 174-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Nike NKE, -2.22%, Apple Inc. AAPL, -1.81%, and Cisco CSCO, -1.08%. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.