By MarketWatch Automation
Dragged down by declines for shares of Apple Inc. and Microsoft, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Friday afternoon. Shares of Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.96% and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.04% are contributing to the index's intraday decline, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.54% was most recently trading 81 points, or 0.3%, lower. Apple Inc.'s shares have fallen $2.95 (2.7%) while those of Microsoft are down $3.82 (1.9%), combining for a roughly 45-point drag on the Dow. Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +3.18% , Intel /zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite INTC +0.75% , and Cisco /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO -0.61% are also contributing significantly to the decline. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the Dow results in a 6.58-point swing.