Dow stocks at 52 week highs include American Expres (AXP), Boeing (BA), Cisco (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan (JPM), McDonald’s (MCD), Nike (NKE), UnitedHealth (UNH) and Visa (V).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +90 points.
Wednesday the Dow was up +103.97 (+0.44%) at 23,940.68.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +21.14%.
There were 19 Dow stocks up Wednesday.
The Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) +3.12% and JPMorgan (JPM) +2.34%.
The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by Visa (V) -3.09% and Apple (AAPL) -2.07%.
European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is down four-tenths of a cent at $2.495 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
McDonald’s (MCD) is up +42.79% year-to-date.
0830 ET Weekly initial unemployment claims expected +1,000 to 240,000, previous -13,000 to 239,000. Weekly continuing claims expected -14,000 to 1.890 million, previous +36,000 to 1.904 million.
0830 ET Oct personal spending expected +0.3%, Sep +1.0%. Oct personal income expected +0.3%, Sep +0.4%. Oct PCE deflator expected +0.1% m/m and +1.5% y/y, Sep +0.4% m/m and +1.6% y/y. Oct core PCE deflator expected +0.2% m/m and +1.4% y/y, Sep +0.1% m/m and +1.3% y/y.
0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.
0945 ET Nov Chicago PMI expected -3.2 to 63.0, Oct +1.0 to 66.2.
1300 ET Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan (voter) speaks in a moderated Q&A at a Real Estate Council speaking series in Dallas.