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Shares of Salesforce Inc. and Nike are seeing positive momentum Thursday afternoon, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average soaring. Shares of Salesforce Inc. CRM, +6.33% and Nike NKE, +4.79% are contributing around a third of the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally, as the Dow DJIA, +1.85% was most recently trading 685 points higher (2.1%). Salesforce Inc.’s shares have climbed $11.59, or 6.6%, while those of Nike are up $6.43 (5.3%), combining for a roughly 119-point boost for the Dow. Merck MRK, +4.94%, Apple Inc. AAPL, +4.52%, and Home Depot HD, +3.37% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark equates to a 6.59-point swing.