DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, March 28, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), McDonald’s (MCD) and UnitedHealth (UNH).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +23 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +13.14 (+0.08%) at 17,515.73.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.52%.

There were 9 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) +2.19% and IBM (IBM) +1.75%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Nike (NKE) -1.27% and UnitedHealth (UNH) -0.92%.

Guess what? It’s Jobs week, so you can look forward to that report this Friday.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up one-tenth of a cent at $2.039 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is up +5.44% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Feb personal spending expected +0.1%, Jan +0.5%. Feb personal income expected +0.1%, Jan +0.5%.

0830 ET Feb PCE deflator expected -0.1% m/m and +1.0% y/y, Jan +0.1% m/m and +1.3% y/y. Feb core PCE deflator expected +0.2% m/m and +1.8% y/y, Jan +0.3% m/m and +1.7% y/y.

1000 ET Feb pending home sales expected +1.1% m/m, Jan -2.5% m/m and -0.9% y/y.

1030 ET Mar Dallas Fed manufacturing activity expected +5.8 to -26.0, Feb +2.8 to -31.8.

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1300 ET Treasury auctions $26 billion of 2-year T-notes.

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