For Dow stocks, BA, CSCO, CVX JNJ, JPM, PFE and UTX are all at 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Thursday, the Dow made new a new high and closed up, at 14,329.49.
Premarket, the Dow is indicated to open up +83.
The government Jobs Report showed that 236,000 jobs were added to the economy in February, and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.7% from 7.9%. Much better than the 170,000 and 7.8% expected by economists.
European markets are up and Asian markets ended mostly higher.
The national average price of gasoline is down seven-tenths of a cent to $3.712 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to announce earnings in the near term.
0830 ET Feb non-farm payrolls expected +160,000, Jan +157,000. Feb private payrolls expected +167,000, Jan +166,000. Feb manufacturing payrolls expected +10,000, Jan +4,000. Feb unemployment rate expected unchanged at 7.9%, Jan +0.1 to 7.9%.
0830 ET U.S. Feb average hourly earnings expected +0.2% m/m and +2.1% y/y, Jan +0.2% m/m and +2.1% y/y. Feb average weekly hours all-employees expected unchanged at 34.4 hours, Jan 34.4 hours.
1000 ET Jan wholesale inventories expected +0.3% m/m, Dec -0.1% m/m.