The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, August 31, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), UnitedHealth (UNH) and Visa (V). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -70 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -137.65 (-0.53%) at 25,986.92.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +5.13%.

There were 4 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Apple (AAPL) +0.92% and Walmart (WMT) +0.48%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) -1.97% and Nike (NKE) -1.68%.

If you have owned Visa (V) for the last six months you have done well. Check out it’s chart below.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged at $2.838 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Visa (V)

Visa (V) is up +28.70% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

13:45 Chicago PMI (Aug), 63.0, 65.5

14:00 Michigan 5-Year Inflation Expectations (Aug), 2.50%

14:00 Michigan Consumer Expectations (Aug), 87.5, 87.3

14:00 Michigan Consumer Sentiment (Aug), 95.5, 95.3

14:00 Michigan Current Conditions (Aug), 108.1, 107.8

14:00 Michigan Inflation Expectations (Aug), 2.9%

14:30 ECRI Weekly Annualized (WoW), 0.3%

14:30 ECRI Weekly Index, 147.3

17:00 U.S. Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count, 860

19:30 CFTC Copper speculative net positions, -1.7K

19:30 CFTC Crude Oil speculative net positions, 538.8K

19:30 CFTC Gold speculative net positions, -8.7K

19:30 CFTC S&P 500 speculative net positions, 124.2K

19:30 CFTC Silver speculative net positions, -7.2K

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