Dow stocks at new 52 week highs include Microsoft (MSFT) and Nike (NKE). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Tuesday the Dow closed down -20.90 (0.13%) at 15,618.22.
Premarket, the Dow was indicated to open up +58 points.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +19.19%.
Tesla’s week earnings report and Twitter’s IPO is the main news today.
Nothing much happenings with Dow stocks. However there is talk this morning that Ford’s Mulally could be Microsoft’s next CEO to replace Balmer.
Walt Disney (DIS) reports earnings on Thursday.
European markets are higher and Asian markets ended mixed.
The national average price of gasoline is down eight-tenths of a cent to $3.232 per gallon. Gas yesterday at our local Costco in Gig Harbor was $3.099 per gallon. The lowest I’ve see in a long, long while.
Walt Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 11/7/13 after the market close.
Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) reports earnings on 11/13/13 after the market close.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) reports earnings on 11/14/13 before the market open.
Earnings reports from Tuesday include:
Agrium Inc (AGU) reported EPS of $0.50 on revenue of $2.87 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $1.34 on revenue of $2.96 billion.
DIRECTV (DTV) reported third quarter EPS of $1.28 on revenue of $7.88 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.90 on revenue of $7.42 billion.
Mosaic Company (MOS) reported third quarter EPS of $0.51 on revenue of $1.91 billion, compared to expected EPS of $0.56 on revenue of $1.98 billion.
Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) reported EPS of $0.12, compared to last yearâ€™s loss of $0.92 per share on revenue of $535.41 million.
Other stocks expected to report earnings today include:
CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) is expected to report third quarter EPS of $0.63 on revenue of $4.51 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.66 on revenue of $4.57 billion.
Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) is expected to report EPS of $1.53 on revenue of $7.38 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $1.47 on revenue of $6.72 billion.
Humana Inc. (HUM) is expected to report EPS of $2.14 on revenue of $10.27 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $2.62 per share on revenue of $9.65 billion.
Time Warner Inc. (TWX) is expected to report third quarter EPS of $0.89 on revenue of $6.93 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.86 on revenue of $6.84 billion.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) is up +10.43% year-to-date.
0700 ET Weekly MBA mortgage applications, previous +6.4% with purchase sub-index +2.3% and refi sub-index +8.7%.
0830 ET Treasury announces amounts of 3-year T-notes (previous $30 billion), 10-year T-notes (previous $21 billion) and 30-year T-bonds (previous $13 billion) to be auctioned in the quarterly refunding Nov 12-14.
1000 ET Sep leading economic index expected +0.6%, Oct +0.7%.
1030 ET EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report.
1310 ET Cleveland Fed President Sandra Pianalto speaks on housing and the national economy at a conference sponsored by the Ohio Housing Finance Agency.