The Dow Market Happenings For Wednesday, February 4, 2015

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -33 points.

Tuesday, the Dow up +305.36 (+1.76%) at 17,666.40.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -0.88%.

All Dow stocks were up Tuesday.

Dow stock winners Tuesday included Caterpillar (CAT) +3.81,Chevron (CVX) +3.27%, Exxon Mobil (XOM) +2.98% and Goldman Sachs (GS) +2.71%.

Disney (DIS) rose over 4% in after-hours trading after it reported Q1 EPS of $1.27, much better than consensus of $1.07.

We get the Jobs Report this Friday.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up 4.4 cents at $2.111 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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.

Cisco (CSCO) will report earnings on 2/11/2015 after the close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM)

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) is down -0.22% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0700 ET Weekly MBA mortgage applications, previous -3.2% with purchase sub-index -0.1% and refi sub-index -5.1%.

0815 ET Jan ADP employment expected +220,000, Dec +241,000.

0900 ET Treasury announces amount of 3-year T-notes (previous $24 billion), 10-year T-notes (previous $21 billion) and 30-year T-bonds (previous $13 billion) to be auctioned Feb 10-12 in the Feb quarterly refunding.

0945 ET Final-Jan Markit U.S. services PMI, previous +0.7 to 54.0. Final-Jan Markit U.S. composite PMI, previous 56.5.

1000 ET Jan ISM non-manufacturing expected -0.1 to 56.4, Dec 56.5.

1030 ET EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report.

1245 ET Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook and the banking sector to the 2015 Ohio Bankers League Economic Summit.

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