The Dow Market Happenings For Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include American Express (AXP), Nike (NKE), Pfizer (PFE) and United Technologies (UTX). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +13 points.

Tuesday the Dow was down -92.55 (-0.35%) at 26,062.12.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +6.18%.

There were 23 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Nike (NKE) +2.40% and Boeing (BA) +2.14%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by DowDuPont (DWDP) -1.15% and Coca Cola (KO) -0.84%.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down three-tenths of a cent at $2.843 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 9/25/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

DowDuPont (DWDP)

DowDuPont (DWDP) is down -4.48% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

11:00 MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate, 4.84%

11:00 MBA Mortgage Applications (WoW), -1.8%

11:00 MBA Purchase Index, 233.5

11:00 Mortgage Market Index, 337.4

11:00 Mortgage Refinance Index, 884.3

12:30 Building Permits (Aug), 1.310M, 1.311M

12:30 Building Permits (MoM) (Aug), -0.1%, 1.5%

12:30 Current Account (Q2), -103.5B, -124.1B

12:30 Housing Starts (MoM) (Aug), 5.8%, 0.9%

12:30 Housing Starts (Aug), 1.235M, 1.168M

14:30 Crude Oil Inventories, -2.741M, -5.296M

14:30 Crude Oil Imports, -0.443M

14:30 Cushing Crude Oil Inventories, -1.242M

14:30 Distillate Fuel Production, 0.097M

14:30 EIA Weekly Distillates Stocks, 0.651M, 6.163M

14:30 Gasoline Production, 0.169M

14:30 Heating Oil Stockpiles, 0.206M

14:30 Gasoline Inventories, -0.104M, 1.250M

DJIA Market Happenings For Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include American Express (AXP), Nike (NKE) and Pfizer (PFE). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +120 points.

Monday the Dow was down -92.55 (-0.35%) at 26,062.12.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +5.43%.

There were 15 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) +0.91% and 3M (MMM)

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Apple (AAPL) -2.66% and McDonald’s (MCD) -1.68%.

Walmart (WMT +0.24%) was rated a new ‘Outperform’ at BMO Capital Markets with a price target of $110.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down five-tenths of a cent at $2.846 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 9/25/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Disney (DIS)

Disney (DIS) is up +1.72% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

Tentative OPEC Meeting

12:55 Redbook (MoM), 0.8%

12:55 Redbook (YoY), 6.3%

14:00 NAHB Housing Market Index (Sep), 66, 67

15:30 4-Week Bill Auction, 1.975%

20:00 US Foreign Buying, T-bonds (Jul), -48.60B

20:00 Overall Net Capital Flow (Jul), 114.50B

20:00 TIC Net Long-Term Transactions (Jul), 65.1B, -36.5B

20:00 TIC Net Long-Term Transactions including Swaps (Jul), -51.40B

20:30 API Weekly Crude Oil Stock, -8.636M

The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, September 17, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include American Express (AXP), Microsoft (MSFT), Pfizer (PFE) and Visa (V). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -18 points.

Friday the Dow was up +8.68 (+0.03%) at 26,154.67.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +5.81%.

There were 16 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by United Technologies (UTX) +1.68% and Boeing (BA) +1.22%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Disney (DIS) -1.27% and Apple (AAPL) -1.14%.

UnitedHealth (UNH -0.07%) was rated a new ‘Outperform’ at Cowen with a price target of $308.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down two-tenths of a cent at $2.851 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 9/25/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Coca Cola (KO)

Coca Cola (KO) is up +0.24% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

12:30 NY Empire State Manufacturing Index (Sep), 23.20, 25.60

15:30 3-Month Bill Auction, 2.110%

15:30 6-Month Bill Auction, 2.265%