DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, June 24, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Cisco (CSCO), Microsoft (MSFT), Procter & Gamble (PG), Travelers (TRV), Visa (V) and Walmart (WMT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open UP +62 points.

Friday the Dow was down -34.04 (-0.13%) at 26,719.13.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +14.54%.

There were 12 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) +1.82%, Exxon Mobil (XOM) +1.41% and Verizon (VZ) +0.75%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Disney (DIS) -1.26%, Dow (DOW) -1.16% and United Technologies (UTX) -0.98%.

Trump calls on China, and the world, to protect their own ships from Iran. The US imports more than 30,000,000 barrels of oil per month through the Strait of Hormuz.

Boeing (BA) is being sued by more than 400 pilots who flew its 737 Max plane, in a class-action lawsuit that accuses the manufacturer of an “unprecedented cover-up” of issues with the aircraft. The pilots join a slew of other groups affected by 737 Max crisis, including airline pilots, airlines, and victims’ families in looking for damages from Boeing after the two deadly crashes involving the Max.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up one-tenth of a cent at $2.662 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 6/27/2019 after the market close.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 6/27/2019 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Goldman Sachs (GS)

Goldman Sachs (GS) is up +17.29% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Chicago Fed National Activity Index

10:30 AM ET Dallas Fed Mfg Survey

The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, June 21, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include American Express (AXP), Merck (MRK), Microsoft (MSFT), Procter & Gamble (PG), Travelers (TRV), Visa (V) and Walmart (WMT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -62 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +249.17 (+0.94%) at 26,753.17.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +14.69%.

There were 26 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by United Technologies (UTX) +2.58%, Caterpillar (CAT) +2.31% and Cisco (CSCO) +2.28%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) -0.97%, Merck (MRK) -0.89% and Verizon (VZ) -0.50%.

West Texas Intermediate crude is up 0.2% at $57.20 a barrel, and Brent crude is up 0.5% at $64.80.

Gold passed the $1,400 mark on Thursday and dipped by 0.4% to $1,391 an ounce today.

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

The national average price of gasoline is down seven-tenths of a cent at $2.669 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 6/27/2019 after the market close.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 6/27/2019 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Exxon Mobil (XOM)

Exxon Mobil (XOM) is +12.35% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

9:45 AM ET PMI Composite FLASH

10:00 AM ET Existing Home Sales

1:00 PM ET Baker-Hughes Rig Count

DJIA Market Happenings For Thursday, June 20, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Merck (MRK), Microsoft (MSFT) and Travelers (TRV). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +234 points.

Wednesday the Dow was up +38.46 (+0.15%) at 26,504.00.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +13.62%.

There were 23 Dow stocks up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) +1.83%, Disney (DIS) +1.21% and Merck (MRK) +1.03%.

The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by Dow (DOW) -2.24%, Boeing (BA) -1.44% and Nike (NKE) -0.89%.

Unemployment insurance weekly claims in the week ending June 15, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 216,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 222,000. The 4-week moving average was 218,750, an increase of 1,000 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 217,750. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.2 percent for the week ending June 8, unchanged from the previous week’s unrevised rate. The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending June 8 was 1,662,000, a decrease of 37,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up 4,000 from 1,695,000 to 1,699,000. The 4-week moving average was 1,679,000, a decrease of 5,250 from the previous week’s revised average. The previous week’s average was revised up by 1,000 from 1,683,250 to 1,684,250.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down seven-tenths of a cent at $2.669 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 6/27/2019 after the market close.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 6/27/2019 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Dow (DOW)

Dow (DOW) is down -13.78% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Jobless Claims

8:30 AM ET Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey

8:30 AM ET Current Account

10:00 AM ET Leading Indicators

10:30 AM ET EIA Natural Gas Report

4:30 PM ET Fed Balance Sheet

4:30 PM ET Money Supply