Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Home Depot (HD). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +63 points.
Thursday the Dow was up +45.41 (+0.17%) at 27,182.45.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +16.53%.
There were 22 Dow stocks up Thursday.
The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Visa (V) +1.71%, 3M (MMM) +1.49% and Travelers (TRV) +1.42%.
The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Walgreens (WBA) -431%, Boeing (BA) -1.91% and UnitedHealth (UNH) -1.75%.
President Donald Trump suggested he would consider an interim trade deal with China, even though he would rather have a full agreement to end the yearlong trade war between the two countries. After Trump’s delay of planned tariff rate increases on $250 billion in Chinese goods, Beijing said it plans to exclude American farm goods, including soybeans, from tariffs, in the latest move to ease tensions before high-level trade talks restart next month.
Trump also revealed that the White House has a new tax cut in the works for middle-class Americans. “It will be a very, very substantial tax cut for middle-income folks, who work so hard,” the president said at a GOP retreat in Baltimore on Thursday night.
Goldman Sachs significantly cut its price target for Apple (AAPL), predicting a 26% downside from Thursday’s $223 close.
European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended higher.
The national average price of gasoline is down one-tenth of a cent at $2.570 per gallon.
Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 9/24/2019 after the market close.
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Chevron (CVX) is up +11.61% year-to-date.
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