The Dow Market Happenings For Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL) and Intel (INTC). Dow stock 52 week lows General Electric (GE).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +129 points.

Tuesday the Dow was up +28.50 (+0.12%) at 23,377.24.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +18.29%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Intel (INTC) +2.52% and Apple (AAPL) +1.39%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by General Electric (GE) -1.22% and Microsoft (MSFT) -0.85%.

Fed ends two day policy meeting with announcement about 11:00 am PDT.

The ADP National Employment showed private sector businesses added 235,000 jobs in the month. ADP was expected to show private employers added 200,000 jobs in October, up from 135,000 in September.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up 1.3 cents at $2.482 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 9/26/17 after the market close of $0.57, beating estimates calling for $0.515 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 10/12/2017 before the market open of $1.76, beating estimates calling for $1.709 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 10/17/2017 before the market open of $5.02, beating estimates calling for $4.343 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 10/17/2017 before the market open of $1.90, beating estimates of $1.823 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 10/17/2017 before the market open of $2.66, beating estimates calling for $2.607 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 10/17/2017 after the market close of $3.30, missing estimates calling for $3.325 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 10/18/2017 after the market close of $1.50, beating estimates of $1.487 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 10/19/2017 before the market open of $0.91, beating estimates calling for $0.724 per share.

Verizon (VZ) report earnings on 10/19/2017 before the market open of $0.98, matching estimates of $0.984 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 10/20/2017 before the market open of $0.29, missing estimates calling for $0.49 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 10/20/2017 before the market open of $1.09, meeting estimates of $1.093 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 10/24/2017 before the market open of $2.33, beating estimates of $2.253 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 10/24/2017 before the market open of $1.95, beating estimates of $1.301 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 10/24/2017 before the market open of $2.32, beating estimates of $1.792 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 10/24/2017 before the market open of $1.73, beating estimates of $1.719 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 10/25/2017 before the market open of $2.72, beating estimates of $2.709 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 10/25/2017 before the market open of $0.50, meeting estimates of $0.495 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 10/25/2017 before the market open of $0.90, beating estimates of $0.884 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 10/26/2017 after the market close of $1.01, beating estimates of $0.815 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 10/26/2017 after the market close of $0.84, beating estimates calling for $0.781 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 10/27/2017 before the market open of $1.03, meeting expectations of $1.026 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 10/27/2017 before the market open of $1.11, beating estimates calling for $1.04 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 10/27/2017 before the market open of $0.93, beating estimates of $0.885 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 10/31/2017 before the market open of $0.67, barely beating estimates calling for $0.662 per share..

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 11/2/2017 after the market close.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 11/9/2017 after the market close.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 11/14/2017 before the market open.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 11/15/2017 after the market close.

Wal-Mart (WMT) reports earnings on 11/16/2017 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Procter & Gamble (PG)

Procter & Gamble (PG) is up +2.45% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0700 ET Weekly MBA mortgage applications, previous -4.6% with purchase sub-index -6.1% and refi sub-index -3.0%.

0815 ET Oct ADP employment change expected +200,000, Sep +135,000.

0830 ET Treasury announces amount of 3-year T-notes (previous $24 billion), 10-year T-notes (previous $20 billion) and 30-year T-bonds (previous $12 billion) to be auctioned Nov 7-9 in the Nov quarterly refunding.

0945 ET Revised Oct Markit U.S. manufacturing PMI expected unch at 54.5, prelim-Oct +1.4 to 54.5.

1000 ET Oct ISM manufacturing index expected -1.4 to 59.4, Sep +2.0 to 60.8. Oct ISM new orders, Sep +4.3 to 64.6. Oct ISM employment, Sep +0.4 to 60.3. Oct ISM prices paid expected -4.0 to 67.5, Sep +9.5 to 71.5.

1000 ET Sep construction spending expected -0.1%, Aug +0.5% m/m.

1030 ET EIA weekly Petroleum Status Report.

1400 ET FOMC announces interest rate decision; 1.00%-1.25% fed funds rate target expected unchanged.

n/a Oct total vehicle sales expected 17.50 million, Sep 18.47 million. Oct domestic vehicle sales expected 13.70 million, Sep 14.33 million.

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