DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, November 15, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), Disney (DIS), Microsoft (MSFT) and Walmart (WMT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +102 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -1.63 (-0.01%) at 27,781.96.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +19.10%.

There were 12 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Boeing (BA) +1.36%, UnitedHealth (UNH) +0.89% and Home Depot ((HD) +0.75%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Cisco (CSCO) -7.33%, Disney (DIS) -1.06% and Caterpillar (CAT) -0.73%.

European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down one-tenth of a cent at $2.606 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Cisco (CSCO) reported earnings on 11/13/2019 after the market close of $0.84, beating estimates of $0.826 per share.

Walmart (WMT) reported earnings on 11/14/2019 before the market open of $1.17, beating estimates calling for $1.117 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 11/19/2019 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Pfizer (PFE)

Pfizer (PFE) is down -16.27% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Retail Sales

8:30 AM ET Empire State Mfg Survey

8:30 AM ET Import and Export Prices

9:15 AM ET Industrial Production

10:00 AM ET Business Inventories

1:00 PM ET Baker-Hughes Rig Count

The Dow Market Happenings For Thursday, November 14, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), Disney (DIS) and Walmart (WMT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -35 points.

Wednesday the Dow was up +92.10 (+0.333%) at 27,783.59.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +19.10%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by Disney (DIS) +7.32%, Nike (NKE) +2.00% and Walmart (WMT) +1.56%.

The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by Dow (DOW) -2.72%, Caterpillar (CAT) -1.26% and Pfizer (PFE) -1.00%.

Unemployment insurance weekly claims in the week ending November 9, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 225,000, an increase of 14,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 211,000. The 4-week moving average was 217,000, an increase of 1,750 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 215,250. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.2 percent for the week ending November 2, unchanged from the previous week’s unrevised rate. The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending November 2 was 1,683,000, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up 4,000 from 1,689,000 to 1,693,000. The 4-week moving average was 1,687,750, unchanged from the previous week’s revised average. The previous week’s average was revised up by 1,000 from 1,686,750 to 1,687,750.

Walmart (WMT) quarterly earnings top estimates, thanks to strength in the U.S. Sales fall slightly short of estimates, but Walmart raises its annual earnings outlook for the full year. See earnings section below.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down two-tenths of a cent at $2.607 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Cisco (CSCO) reported earnings on 11/13/2019 after the market close of $0.84, beating estimates of $0.826 per share.

Walmart (WMT) reported earnings on 11/14/2019 before the market open of $1.17, beating estimates calling for $1.117 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 11/19/2019 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Nike (NKE)

Nike (NKE) is up +23.13% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Jobless Claims

8:30 AM ET PPI-FD

10:00 AM ET Jerome Powell Speaks

10:30 AM ET EIA Natural Gas Report

11:00 AM ET EIA Petroleum Status Report

4:30 PM ET Fed Balance Sheet

4:30 PM ET Money Supply

DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), Caterpillar (CAT) and Microsoft (MSFT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -103 points.

Tuesday the Dow was unchanged at 27,691.49. Seems weird. Data problem?

Year-to-date the Dow is up +18.71%.

There were 16 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Disney (DIS) +1.35%, Merck (MRK) +1.01% and Walgreens (WBA) +0.76%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Exxon Mobil (XOM) -1.38%, Dow (DOW) -1.16% and Caterpillar (CAT) -1.12%.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell goes before the Congressional Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday to talk about the economy, a day after Trump resumed bashing Powell and his fellow central bankers.

House Democrats hold their first public hearing Wednesday, which will be televised, in their Trump impeachment investigation, centering on whether the president pressured Ukraine to probe rival Joe Biden.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down two-tenths of a cent at $2.609 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 11/13/2019 after the market close.

Walmart (WMT) reports earnings on 11/14/2019 before the market open.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 11/19/2019 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Microsoft (MSFT)

Microsoft (MSFT) is up +44.80% year-to-date. They are having a great year but are still in second place to the +67.07% YTD gain for Apple (AAPL).

Financial Calendar

7:00 AM ET MBA Mortgage Applications

8:30 AM ET CPI

10:00 AM ET Atlanta Fed Business Inflation Expectations

11:00 AM ET Jerome Powell Speaks

2:00 PM ET Treasury Budget