DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Home Depot (HD), Honeywell (HON), McDonald’s (MCD) and Walgreens (WBA). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -32 points.

Tuesday the Dow was down -96.95 (-0.29%) at 33,430.24.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +9.23%.

There were 25 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Nike (NKE) 137.16 (+1.51%), McDonald’s (MCD) 231.91 (+1.34%) and Goldman Sachs (GS) 327.06 (+1.09%)

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Walgreens (WBA) 55.70 (-1.94%), Boeing (BA) 255.17 (-1.62%) and Merck (MRK) 75.79 (-1.57%).

Bond yields continued to drop from recent 14 month highs, easing fears of rising inflation. The 10-year Treasury yield early Wednesday was trading under 1.7%.

The Federal Reserve is set to release minutes from its March monetary policy meeting at 2 p.m. ET.

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

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged at $2.872 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Goldman Sachs (GS) reports earnings on 4/14/2021 before the market open.

JPMorgan (JPM) reports earnings on 4/14/2021 before the market open.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reports earnings on 4/15/2021 before the market open.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 4/19/2021 before the market open.

IBM (IBM) reports earnings on 4/19/2021 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

IBM (IBM)

IBM (IBM) 134.22 (-1.26%) is up +6.63% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

7:00 AM ET MBA Mortgage Applications

8:30 AM ET International Trade in Goods and Services

10:30 AM ET EIA Petroleum Status Report

2:00 PM ET FOMC Minutes

3:00 PM ET Consumer Credit

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