Behind negative returns for shares of Microsoft and Apple Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Friday afternoon. The Dow
was most recently trading 34 points (0.1%) lower, as shares of Microsoft
and Apple Inc.
have contributed to the index’s intraday decline. Microsoft’s shares are off $4.60 (2.1%) while those of Apple Inc. have dropped $9.53 (2.1%), combining for a roughly 97-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Intel
A $1 move in any of the Dow’s 30 components results in a 6.86-point swing.