In early trading on Wednesday, shares of Wal-Mart ( WMT ) topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 0.6%. Year to date, Wal-Mart has lost about 4.1% of its value.
And the worst performing Dow component thus far on the day is Microsoft ( MSFT ), trading down 0.9%. Microsoft is showing a gain of 10.4% looking at the year to date performance.
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