Buoyed by positive momentum for shares of Microsoft and Cisco, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Monday morning. Shares of Microsoft
are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow
was most recently trading 251 points (0.8%) higher. Microsoft‘s shares have risen $8.08, or 3.5%, while those of Cisco are up $0.85 (1.9%), combining for an approximately 59-point bump for the Dow. Visa
and Apple Inc.
are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the index’s 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.