Dow stocks at 52 week highs include APple (AAPL), Boeing (BA), Cisco (CSCO), Merck (MRK), Microsoft (MSFT) and UnitedHealth (UNH). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +97 points.
Tuesday the Dow was up +122.73 (+0.46%) at 26,773.94.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +8.31%.
There were 24 Dow stocks up Tuesday.
The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Intel (INTC) +3.55% and 3M (MMM) +1.66%.
The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Nike (NKE) -2.00% and Home Depot (HD) -1.37%.
European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is up 1.7 cents at $2.902 per gallon.
Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 9/25/2018 after the market close of $0.67, just beating estimates calling for $0.657 per share.
Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 10/11/18 before the market open.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Merck (MRK) is up +27.51% year-to-date.
10:30 Chicago Fed President Evans Speaks
11:00 MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate, 4.97%
11:00 MBA Mortgage Applications (WoW), 2.9%
11:00 MBA Purchase Index, 240.4
11:00 Mortgage Market Index, 352.5
11:00 Mortgage Refinance Index , 946.8
12:05 FOMC Member Barkin Speaks
12:15 ADP Nonfarm Employment Change (Sep), 187K, 163K
13:45 Markit Composite PMI (Sep), 53.4, 53.4
13:45 Services PMI (Sep), 52.9, 52.9
14:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing Business Activity (Sep), 60.3, 60.7
14:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing Employment (Sep), 56.7
14:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing New Orders (Sep), 60.4
14:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI (Sep), 58.1, 58.5
14:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing Prices (Sep), 62.8
14:30 Crude Oil Inventories, 1.985M, 1.852M
14:30 Crude Oil Imports, -0.495M
14:30 Cushing Crude Oil Inventories, 0.461M
14:30 Distillate Fuel Production, -0.462M
14:30 EIA Weekly Distillates Stocks, -1.303M, -2.241M
14:30 Gasoline Production, -0.438M
14:30 Heating Oil Stockpiles, 0.130M
14:30 Gasoline Inventories, 1.316M, 1.530M
18:00 FOMC Member Brainard Speaks
18:15 FOMC Member Mester Speaks
20:00 Fed Chair Powell Speaks