Salesforce, Home Depot share gains lead Dow's 750-point surge

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DOW UPDATE

Shares of Salesforce and Home Depot are posting strong returns Thursday morning, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average soaring. The Dow is trading 750 points (2.3%) higher, as shares of Salesforce and Home Depot are contributing about 50% of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Salesforce’s shares are up $9.05, or 6.4%, while those of Home Depot are up $16.26, or 5.7%, combining for an approximately 167-point boost for the Dow. Nike American Express and Microsoft are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.59-point swing.

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