Dow's nearly 275-point fall led by losses in shares of Chevron, Salesforce Inc.

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Shares of Chevron and Salesforce Inc. are posting losses Thursday afternoon, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. The Dow DJIA, -1.05% was most recently trading 271 points, or 0.8%, lower, as shares of Chevron CVX, -4.61% and Salesforce Inc. CRM, -4.83% have contributed to the index’s intraday decline. Chevron’s shares are off $8.10, or 4.7%, while those of Salesforce Inc. have fallen $8.38, or 4.5%, combining for an approximately 109-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Goldman Sachs GS, -1.98%, Walt Disney DIS, -2.34%, and Microsoft MSFT, -1.94%. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.