Led by positive growth for shares of Microsoft and IBM, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday morning. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.58% is trading 68 points, or 0.3%, higher, as shares of Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.01% and IBM /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM -1.62% have contributed to the index's intraday rally. Microsoft's shares have gained $3.26 (2.4%) while those of IBM are up $1.46, or 1.0%, combining for an approximately 32-point bump for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Cisco /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO -0.31% , Travelers /zigman2/quotes/206313935/composite TRV +0.44% , and Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -3.50% . A $1 move in any of the index's 30 components results in a 6.78-point swing.