By MarketWatch Automation
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Thursday morning with shares of Boeing and Microsoft delivering the stiffest headwinds for the blue-chip average. Shares of Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -2.60% and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +2.86% are contributing to the index's intraday decline, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% was most recently trading 129 points, or 0.5%, lower. Boeing's shares have fallen $7.28, or 3.9%, while those of Microsoft are off $5.00, or 2.4%, combining for a roughly 84-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Cisco /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO +1.93% , Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V +0.49% , and Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +3.32% . A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.86-point swing.