By MarketWatch Automation
Dragged down by declines for shares of Dow Inc. and Travelers, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Thursday morning. Shares of Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -0.74% and Travelers /zigman2/quotes/206313935/composite TRV -0.18% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday decline, as the Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.38% was most recently trading 74 points (0.3%) lower. Dow Inc.'s shares have fallen $1.49, or 3.4%, while those of Travelers are down $3.36 (2.8%), combining for an approximately 33-point drag on the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the decline include Microsoft /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.95% , Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +0.44% , and Goldman Sachs /zigman2/quotes/209237603/composite GS -0.44% . A $1 move in any of the benchmark's 30 components equates to a 6.86-point swing.