DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, December 7, 2018

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. Dow stock 52 week lows include Goldman Sachs (GS).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +20 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -79.40 (-0.32%) at 24,947.67.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.92%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Cisco (CSCO) +2.20%, IBM (IBM) +1.90% and Visa (V) +1.74%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Boeing (BA) -3.09%, JPMorgan (JPM) -1.90% and Exxon Mobil (XOM) -1.31%.

In November, the economy added 155,000 jobs and the unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%. Non-farm payrolls were forecast to rise by 198,000 in November with the unemployment rate expected to hold steady at a post-crisis low of 3.7%, the lowest overall unemployment level since 1969. Wages were in-line with expectations, with average hourly earnings rising 0.3% over last month and 3.1% over the prior year. Read the full November Non-Farm Payroll Report.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down seven-tenths of a cent at $2.436 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Walgreens (WBA)

Walgreens (WBA) is up +14.21% year-to-date.

Walgreens (WBA) and FedEx Corp. (FDX) today announced the nationwide launch of next-day prescription delivery service, bringing together Walgreens extensive network of neighborhood pharmacy locations with the FedEx air-and-ground delivery network to enhance convenience for patients to fill prescriptions. Walgreens is now the fastest choice for next-day prescription delivery across the nation. Patients enrolled in text alerts will receive text notification when qualifying prescriptions are ready. Following a simple process on their mobile device, patients can now have their qualifying prescriptions delivered right to their home as early as the next day (for a $4.99 fee nationwide). Same-day delivery is currently available in select markets and will be expanded in 2019.

Financial Calendar

07:30 November Non-Farm Payroll Report

07:30 Wholesale Trade

14:00 Consumer Credit

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