Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Microsoft (MSFT) and Goldman Sachs (GS). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +7 points.
Friday, the Dow closed down -61.49 (-0.36%) at 16,987.51.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +2.48%. Nasdaq is up +9.4%, S&P 500 +7.4% and Russell 2000 -0.3%.
Last week the Dow was down -0.9%, Nasdaq -0.3%, S&P 500 -1.1% and Russell 2000 -0.8%.
Dow stock winners Friday included Goldman Sachs (GS) +1.20% and JPMorgan (JPM) +0.45%.
Dow stock losers Friday included Exxon Mobil (XOM) -1.29% and Verizon (VZ) -1.24%.
There were 5 Dow stock winners Friday.
The Alibaba IPO is nearly here (launches Friday). Yahoo! (YHOO) shares are up in premarket trading after Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company in which Yahoo is the second-biggest shareholder, said it plans to increase the top end of its IPO price range to above $70 amid strong investor demand.
The Fed meets this week.
European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended mixed.
The national average price of gasoline is down five-tenths of a cent at $3.390 per gallon.
Nike (NKE) will report earnings on 9/25/14 after the market close.
Notable earnings reports from Friday include:
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) reported first quarter EPS of $0.32 on revenue of $1.60 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.53 on revenue of $2.16 billion.
Stocks reporting earnings today include:
Analogic Corporation (ALOG) is expected to report fourth quarter EPS of $1.24 on revenue of $150.37 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $1.53 on revenue of $166.18 million.
Student Transportation Inc. (STB) is expected to report fourth quarter EPS of $0.07 on revenue of $137.63 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.08 on revenue of $122.28 million.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
AT&T Inc. (T) is down -1.88% year-to-date.
0830 ET Sep Empire manufacturing index expected +1.31 to 16.00, Aug -10.91 to 14.69.
0915 ET Aug industrial production expected +0.3%, Jul +0.4%. Aug manufacturing production expected +0.2%, Jul +1.0%. Aug capacity utilization expected +0.1 to 79.3%, Jul +0.1 to 79.2%.
1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.
1600 ET USDA weekly crop progress.