The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, December 30, 2016

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +43 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -13.90 (-0.07%) at 19,819.78.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +13.82%.

There were 19 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Verizon (VZ) +0.56% and Coca Cola (KO) +0.51%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Goldman Sachs (GS) -1.03% and Dupont (DD) -0.77%.

China not only provides Apple (AAPL) with low labor costs and incredible scale, but many valuable local government incentives. Some of them could disappear if trade tensions rise.

It’s the last trading day of 2016.

Hope all have a happy holiday weekend.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up 1.4 cents at $2.317 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/20/16 after the market close of $0.50, beating estimates calling for $0.431 per share.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Visa (V)

Visa (V) is up +1.01% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.

0945 ET Dec Chicago PMI expected -0.6 to 57.0, Nov +7.0 to 57.6.

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