Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Boeing (BA) and Home Depot (HD). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +65 points.
Wednesday, the Dow closed down -195.84 (-1.13%) at 17,191.37.
Year-to-date the Dow is down -3.54%.
There were 3 Dow stocks up Wednesday.
Dow stock winners Wednesday included Boeing (BA) +5.40% and Caterpillar (CAT) +0.20%.
Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by Chevron (CVX) -4.20% Microsoft (MSFT) -3.45%.
McDonald’s (MCD) rose more than 3% in after-hours trading after it was announced that CEO Don Thompson will retire and Steve Easterbrook will replace him.
Visa Inc. (V) is expected to post its Q1 earnings at $2.49 per share on revenue of $3.34 billion after the close today.
European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is up six-tenths of a cent at $2.044 per gallon.
Visa (V) will report earnings on 1/29/2015 after the market close.
Chevron (CVX) will report earnings on1/30/2015 before the market open.
Exxon Mobil (XOM) will report earnings on 2/2/2015 before the market open.
Disney will report earnings on 2/3/2015 after the market close.
Merck (MRK) will report earnings on 2/4/2015 before the market open.
Coca Cola will report earnings on 2/10/2015 before the market open.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
The Coca-Cola Co. (KO) is down -0.71% year-to-date.
0830 ET Weekly initial unemployment claims expected -7,000 to 300,000, previous -10,000 to 307,000. Weekly continuing claims expected -38,000 to 2.405 million, previous +15,000 to 2.443 million.
0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.
1000 ET Dec pending home sales expected +0.5% m/m and +10.9% y/y, Nov +0.8% m/m and +1.7% y/y.
1130 ET Treasury auctions $35 billion 5-year T-notes.
1300 ET Treasury auctions $29 billion 7-year T-notes.