Dow's nearly 150-point fall led by losses in 3M, Dow Inc. stocks

Behind losses for shares of 3M and Dow Inc., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is declining Monday morning. Shares of 3M
MMM,
-1.56%

and Dow Inc.
DOW,
-1.51%

are contributing to the index’s intraday decline, as the Dow
DJIA,
-0.08%

was most recently trading 143 points, or 0.4%, lower. 3M’s shares have declined $2.74 (2.1%) while those of Dow Inc. are off $1.13, or 2.1%, combining for an approximately 26-point drag on the Dow. Also contributing significantly to the decline are Apple Inc.
AAPL,
-0.96%
,
Salesforce Inc.
CRM,
-1.60%
,
and Merck
MRK,
-1.02%
.
A $1 move in any one of the 30 components of the benchmark equates to a 6.59-point swing.

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