The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading up Wednesday afternoon with shares of Microsoft and Intel leading the way for the price-weighted average. Shares of Microsoft
have contributed to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow
is trading 251 points higher (1.0%). Microsoft’s shares are up $2.81, or 2.1%, while those of Intel have gained $1.00 (2.0%), combining for an approximately 26-point bump for the Dow. Visa
are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.78-point swing.