The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, August 24, 2020

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), Nike (NKE) and Procter & Gamble (PG). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +130 points.

Friday the Dow was up +190.60 (+0.69%) at 27,930.33.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -2.13%.

There were 16 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Apple (AAPL) 497.48 (+5.15%), Nike (NKE) 109.75 (+1.61%) and Home Depot (HD) 283.23 (+0.91%)

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Boeing (BA) 167.50 (-1.23%), Raytheon Technologies (RTX) 60.27 (-1.18%) and Exxon Mobil (XOM) 41.01 (-0.75%).

The US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday issued an emergency use authorization for convalescent plasma, blood plasma taken from coronavirus survivors to treat the virus, saying the “known and potential benefits of the product outweigh the known and potential risks of the product.”

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged at $2.189 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Disney (DIS)

Disney (DIS) is down -11.89% year-to-date. Disney (DIS) YTD low was 79.07 on 3/18/2020. Disney has provided a +61.17% gain off the YTD low.

Financial Calendar

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11:30 AM ET 3-Month Bill Auction

11:30 AM ET 6-Month Bill Auction

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