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Shares of Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. are posting losses Tuesday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average selloff. Shares of Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday decline, as the Dow was most recently trading 576 points (1.7%) lower. Microsoft’s shares are off $9.75 (3.3%) while those of Salesforce.com Inc. are down $7.72, or 2.8%, combining for an approximately 115-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Goldman Sachs Boeing and Apple Inc. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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