By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of 3M and Goldman Sachs are trading lower Friday morning, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. Shares of 3M /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM +1.78% and Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -0.58% have contributed to the index's intraday decline, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.85% was most recently trading 89 points, or 0.3%, lower. 3M's shares have dropped $4.18, or 2.5%, while those of Goldman Sachs are off $5.42 (1.9%), combining for a roughly 63-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are American Express /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP +3.26% , Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK +1.33% , and Verizon Communications Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204980236/composite VZ +2.19% . A $1 move in any of the index's 30 components equates to a 6.58-point swing.