Dow's 717-point fall led by losses in shares of Intel, Salesforce Inc.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is slumping Friday afternoon with shares of Intel and Salesforce Inc. seeing the biggest losses for the blue-chip average. Shares of Intel INTC, -6.96% and Salesforce Inc. CRM, -5.58% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -2.87% was most recently trading 717 points lower (-2.1%). Intel’s shares have dropped $2.94 (6.3%) while those of Salesforce Inc. have dropped $8.26, or 4.5%, combining for a roughly 74-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Verizon Communications Inc. VZ, -4.57%, Walgreens Boots WBA, -4.75%, and Microsoft MSFT, -4.41%. A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.