The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, November 30, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include McDonald’s (MCD), Merck (MRK), Pfizer (PFE), UnitedHealth (UNH) and Walgreens (WBA). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -82 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -27.59 (-0.11%) at 25,338.84.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +2.51%.

There were 19 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Boeing (BA) +2.72%, Pfizer (PFE) +1.36% and Merck (MRK) +0.88%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Intel (INTC) -2.37%, Visa (V) -1.61% and American Express (AXP) -1.40%.

The price of US crude has plunged about 22% so far in November (Yeah!). Oil futures dropped another 1% on Friday to below $51 amid continued worries about oversupply.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down 1.8 cents at $2.493 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

UnitedHealth (UNH)

UnitedHealth (UNH) is up +28.16% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

14:00 FOMC Member Williams Speaks

14:45 Chicago PMI (Nov), 58.6, 58.4

18:00 U.S. Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count, 885

18:00 U.S. Baker Hughes Total Rig Count, 1,079

20:30 CFTC Copper speculative net positions, 12.6K

20:30 CFTC Corn speculative net positions, 99.1K

20:30 CFTC Crude Oil speculative net positions, 367.2K

20:30 CFTC Gold speculative net positions, 8.9K

20:30 CFTC S&P 500 speculative net positions, 224.3K

20:30 CFTC Silver speculative net positions, -10.7K

20:30 CFTC Soybeans speculative net positions, -42.3K

20:30 CFTC Wheat speculative net positions, 9.8K

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