There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +75 points.
Thursday, the Dow closed down -3.66 (-0.02%) at 16,801.05.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +1.35%.
There were 10 Dow stock winners Thursday.
Dow stock losers Thursday included JPMorgan (JPM) -1.56% and Intel (INTC) -1.38%.
Dow stock winners Thursday included Nike (NKE) +1.82% and Home Depot +1.34%.
Friday’s Department of Labor report said the US economy added 248,000 jobs in September, rebounding from a disappointing August report.
European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.
The national average price of gasoline is down eight-tenths of a cent at $3.320 per gallon.
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) will report earnings om 10/14/14 before the market open.
JPMorgan (JPM) will report earnings om 10/14/14 before the market open.
Intel (INTC) will report earnings on 10/14/14 after the market close.
American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 10/15/14 after the market close.
Notable earnings reports from Thursday include:
Constellation Brands, Inc (STZ) reported second quarter EPS of $1.11 on revenue of $1.61 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.96 on revenue of $1.46 billion.
Global Payment Inc. (GPN) reported first quarter EPS of $1.10 on revenue of $704.90 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $1.00 on revenue of $629.68 million.
McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC) reported third quarter EPS of $0.95 on revenue of $1.04 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.78 on revenue of $1.02 billion.
Stocks reporting earnings today include:
There are no notable earnings reports expected Friday.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) is down -3.00% year-to-date.
0830 ET Sep non-farm payrolls expected +215,000, Aug +142,000. Sep private payrolls expected +210,000, Aug +134,000. Sep manufacturing payrolls expected +13,000, Aug unch. Sep unemployment rate expected unch at 6.1%.
0830 ET Sep avg hourly earnings expected +0.2% m/m and +2.2% y/y, Aug +0.2% m/m and +2.1% y/y. Sep avg weekly hours all-employees expected unch at 34.5 hours.
0830 ET Aug trade balance expected -$40.8 billion, Jul -$40.5 billion.
0945 ET Revised Sep Markit services PMI, prelim-Sep -1.0 to 58.5. Revised Sep Markit composite PMI, prelim-Sep -0.9 to 58.8.
1000 ET Sep ISM non-manufacturing PMI expected -1.1 to 58.5, Aug +0.9 to 59.6.