By MarketWatch Automation
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Tuesday afternoon with shares of Merck and Walt Disney facing the biggest declines for the index. Shares of Merck /zigman2/quotes/209956077/composite MRK +0.62% and Walt Disney /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS -0.87% are contributing to the index's intraday decline, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.39% was most recently trading 6 points (0.0%) lower. Merck's shares have fallen $2.09 (2.5%) while those of Walt Disney have fallen $3.58 (2.0%), combining for a roughly 37-point drag on the Dow. Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -0.43% , Nike /zigman2/quotes/203439053/composite NKE -2.01% , and Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -2.70% are also contributing significantly to the decline. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the index results in a 6.58-point swing.