By MarketWatch Automation
Powered by strong returns for shares of Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday morning. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.35% was most recently trading 233 points (0.8%) higher, as shares of Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.55% and Salesforce.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200515854/composite CRM +2.05% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally. Microsoft's shares are up $7.41, or 3.4%, while those of Salesforce.com Inc. are up $6.78, or 3.1%, combining for a roughly 93-point boost for the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the gain are Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL -0.41% , Visa /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V +3.45% , and Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +8.12% . A $1 move in any of the index's 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.