Dow's 100-point climb highlighted by gains for Dow Inc., Salesforce.com Inc. shares

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DOW UPDATE

Behind positive momentum for shares of Dow Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Monday morning. Shares of Dow Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc. are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow is trading 104 points (0.3%) higher. Dow Inc.’s shares are up $0.76, or 1.3%, while those of Salesforce.com Inc. are up $2.60 (1.0%), combining for an approximately 22-point boost for the Dow. Home Depot Walgreens Boots and Caterpillar are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index equates to a 6.58-point swing.

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