DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, August 26, 2015

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs.Dow stock 52 week lows include IBM (IBM).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +358 points.

Tuesday, the Dow was down -204.91 (-1.29%) at 15,666.44.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -12.10%.

There were 2 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

Dow stock winners Tuesday were Apple (AAPL) +0.60% and Disney (DIS) +0.56%).

Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Merck (MRK) -5.22% and Chevron (CVX) -2.91%.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down 2.1 cents at $2.556 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

UnitedHealth (UNH)

UnitedHealth (UNH) is up +8.79% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0700 ET Weekly MBA mortgage applications, previous +3.6% with purchase sub-index -1.1% and refi sub-index +7.2%.

0830 ET Jul durable goods orders expected -0.4% and +0.4% ex-transportation, Jun +3.4% and +0.6% ex transportation. Jul capital goods new orders non-defense ex-aircraft & parts expected +0.3%, Jun +0.7%.

1000 ET New York Fed President William Dudley answers questions after a press briefing on the local and regional economy.

1030 ET EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report.

1130 ET Treasury auctions $13 billion of 2-year floating rate notes.

1300 ET Treasury auctions $35 billion of 5-year T-notes.

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