Market Happenings For Monday, September 09, 2013

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

The Market

Friday the Dow closed down -4.98 )-0.10%) at 14,922.50.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +13.88%..

This morning the Dow was indicated to open up +5 points.

The WSJ reported that AT&T (T) has gotten tentative approval from the U.S. Department of Labor to contribute up to $9.5 billion of preferred stock to its pension plan, which would make the company’s plan nearly fully funded.

European markets are lower and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline since Friday is down 1.4 cents to $3.570 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

There are no Dow stocks expected to report earnings soon.

Earnings reports from Friday include:

UTi Worldwide Inc. (UTIW) reported second quarter EPS of $0.05 on revenue of $1.13 billion, below expectations of EPS of $0.14 on revenue of $1.15 billion.

Other stocks expected to report earnings today include:

Avid Technology, Inc (AVID) is expected to announce a second quarter loss of $0.01 per share, compared to last year’s loss of $0.17 per share.

Triangle Petroleum Corporation (TPLM) is expected to announce EPS of $0.14, compared to last year’s loss of $0.02 per share.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Boeing Co. (BA).

Boeing Co. (BA) is up +40.75% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

1100 ET San Francisco Fed President John Williams delivers the keynote speech at the NABE annual meeting in San Francisco, CA.

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1500 ET July consumer credit expected +$12.3 billion, Jun +$13.818 billion.

1600 ET USDA Crop Progress.

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