The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, September 28, 2020

There are no Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +368 points.

Friday the Dow was up +358.52 (+1.34%) at 27,173.96.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -4.78%.

There were 25 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Boeing (BA) 156.03 (+6.83%), Apple (AAPL) 112.28 (+3.75%) and UnitedHealth (UNH) 302.50 (+3.36%).

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Dow (DOW) 46.04 (-0.80%), Nike (NKE) 124.23 (-0.42%) and Merck (MRK) 82.93 (-0.26%).

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the Democrats would soon unveil a new proposal of more than $2 trillion, a step down from the more than $3 trillion House Democrats had sought previously, but a figure still higher than the about $1.5 trillion the Trump administration suggested would be its upper bound for further virus-related relief measures.

Get ready for the presidential debate tomorrow.

European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down one-tenth of a cent at $2.186 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) 116.87 (+3.09%) reported earnings on 9/22/2020 after the market close of $0.95, beating estimates calling for $0.458 per share. Last I checked it was trading at 132.15 in after-hours. [Closed at $114.90, +1.93% on 9/9/2020]

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Amgen (AMGN)

Amgen (AMGN) 243.82 (+1.46%) is up +1.15% year-to-date. Amgen (AMGN) YTD low was 177.05 on 3/23/2020. Amgen has provided a +37.71% gain off the YTD low.

Financial Calendar

10:30 AM ET Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey

11:30 AM ET 3-Month Bill Auction

11:30 AM ET 6-Month Bill Auction

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