Dow's 332-point rally highlighted by gains for Visa, Microsoft shares

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is rallying Wednesday morning with shares of Visa and Microsoft leading the way for the index. Shares of Visa V, +8.06% and Microsoft MSFT, +5.85% are contributing around two thirds of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +0.78% is trading 332 points, or 1.0%, higher. Visa’s shares are up $17.27 (8.6%) while those of Microsoft are up $17.34 (6.4%), combining for a roughly 228-point boost for the Dow. Salesforce Inc. CRM, +2.63%, Caterpillar CAT, +1.72%, and Nike NKE, +1.25% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.