The Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Thursday afternoon with shares of Salesforce.com Inc. and Merck seeing the biggest losses for the index. The Dow DJIA, +0.39% was most recently trading 12 points lower (0.0%), as shares of Salesforce.com Inc. CRM, +0.32% and Merck MRK, +0.97% have contributed to the index’s intraday decline. Salesforce.com Inc.’s shares are off $4.86 (1.9%) while those of Merck have declined $1.42 (1.8%), combining for an approximately 41-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Goldman Sachs GS, -1.14%, Amgen Inc. AMGN, +0.30%, and Visa V, +0.35%. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.
Salesforce.com Inc., Merck share losses lead the way, but Dow flat
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