The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include General Electric (GE), Coca Cola(KO) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

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

Monday the Dow was up +19.66 (+0.11%) at 17,535.39.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.63%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by General Electric (GE) +1.22% and 3M (MMM) +1.11%.

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Microsoft (MSFT) -1.24% and Pfizer (PFE) -1.00%.

The U.S. Justice Department will withdraw legal action against Apple (AAPL -0.45%) after it said it successfully gained access to the data on the iPhone used by a man in the San Bernadino, CA, terrorism attack.

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

The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenth of a cent at $2.041 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

JPMorgan (JPM)

JPMorgan (JPM) is down -10.04% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0515 ET San Francisco Fed President John Williams delivers a speech on the global economic outlook and U.S. monetary policy at the National University of Singapore.

0900 ET Jan S&P/CaseShiller composite-20 home price index expected +0.7% m/m and +5.8% y/y, Dec +0.80% m/m and +5.74% y/y.

1000 ET Mar consumer confidence (Conference Board) expected +1.8 to 94.0, Feb -5.6 to 92.2.

1130 ET Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks to the Economic Club of New York.

1300 ET Treasury auctions $34 billion of 5-year T-notes.

1600 ET Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan takes part in a moderated Q&A session at the University of Texas at Austin.

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