By MarketWatch Automation
Shares of Dow Inc. and Apple Inc. are posting losses Thursday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.27% was most recently trading 149 points (0.6%) lower, as shares of Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -0.71% and Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.16% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday decline. Dow Inc.'s shares are down $1.76 (4.0%) while those of Apple Inc. have declined $11.08, or 2.9%, combining for an approximately 88-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.69% , Travelers /zigman2/quotes/206313935/composite TRV -0.71% , and Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -2.18% . A $1 move in any of the benchmark's 30 components results in a 6.86-point swing.