Archive for July, 2013

DJIA Market Close For Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), 3M (MMM), UnitedHealth (UNH) and United Technologies (UTX) There are no Dow stock 52 week lows. The Market Wednesday the Dow closed down -21.05 (-0.14%) at 15,499.54. Year-to-date the Dow is up +18.28%. The Federal Reserve left its bond buying program unchanged. At the [...]

The Dow Market Happenings For Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include only Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) There are no Dow stock 52 week lows. The Market Tuesday the Dow closed down -1.38 (-0.01%) at 15,520.59. This morning the Dow was indicated to open down -23 points. Year-to-date the Dow is up +18.44%. Payroll processor ADP said the private sector [...]

Merck Reports Earnings

Merck & Co. (MRK) reported second quarter 2013 earnings of 84 cents per share, two cents above the average estimate of 82 cents. Earnings, however, declined 20% from the year-ago period. Revenues for the quarter fell 10.6% to $11,010 million, missing consensus estimates of $11,221 million. Including one-time items, second quarter 2013 earnings declined 48.3% [...]