The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Goldman Sachs (GS), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Visa (V). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -27 points.

Monday, the Dow closed down -24.28 (-0.14%) at 17,366.24.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +4.76%.

There were 15 Dow stock winners Monday.

Dow stock winners Monday included Merck (MRK) +1.69% and Microsoft (MSFT) +1.04%.

Dow stock losers Monday included Chevron (CVX) -2.64% and Exxon Mobil (XOM) -1.50%.

AT&T (T) was unchanged Monday.

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) said the Department of Justice is conducting a criminal investigation of the company’s Forex trading. The bank said its legal costs could increase by $1.3 billion in light of this new investigation and has been fully cooperating with investigators.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mixed

The national average price of gasoline is down seven-tenths of a cent at $2.973 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Disney (DIS) will report earnings on 11/6/14 after the market close.

Cisco (CSCO) will report earnings on 11/12/14 after the market close.

Wal-Mart (WMT) will report earnings on 11/13/14 before the market open.

Notable earnings reports from Monday include:

American International Group Inc (AIG) reported third quarter EPS of $1.21, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.96 on revenue of $8.43 billion.

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) reported third quarter EPS of $1.45 on revenue of $1.26 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $1.41 on revenue of $1.21 billion.

Loews Corporation (L) reported third quarter EPS of $0.55 on revenue of $3.52 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.72 on revenue of $3.60.

SYSCO Corporation (SYY) reported first quarter EPS of $0.52 on revenue of $12.45 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.49 on revenue of $11.71 billion.

Stocks reporting earnings today include:

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) is expected to report third quarter EPS of $0.45 on revenue of $2.61 billion.

CVS Health Corp (CVS) is expected to report third quarter EPS of $1.13 on revenue of $34.73 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $1.05 on revenue of $31.97 billion.

Priceline Group Inc (PCLN) is expected to report third quarter EPS of $21.14 on revenue of $2.83 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $17.30 on revenue of $2.27 billion.

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA) is expected to report first quarter EPS of $0.36 on revenue of $6.25 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.33 on revenue of $7.06 billion.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM)

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) is down -5.87% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Sep trade balance expected -$40.2 billion, Aug -$40.1 billion.

0945 ET Oct New York ISM expected -1.7 to 62.0, Sep +6.6 to 63.7.

1000 ET Sep factory orders expected -0.6%, Aug -10.1%,

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