Behind strong returns for shares of Chevron and Salesforce, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon. Shares of Chevron
are contributing about a quarter of the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow
is trading 90 points, or 0.3%, higher. Chevron’s shares are up $7.53, or 4.2%, while those of Salesforce have risen $4.30 (2.8%), combining for a roughly 78-point boost for the Dow. Microsoft
are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.59-point swing.