Dow stocks at 52 week highs include JPMorgan (JPM). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +65 points.
Wednesday, the Dow was up +31.26 (+0.17%) at 17,935.74.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.63%.
There were 22 Dow stocks up Wednesday
Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by Procter & Gamble (PG) +1.24% and American Express (AXP) +1.21%.
Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) -1.49% and Visa (V) -0.38%.
The Labor Department reported weekly applications for jobless aid dropped 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000, near 15-year lows reached two months ago. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, declined 2,000 to 276,750.
European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is down one-tenth of a cent at $2.801 per gallon.
Nike (NKE) will report earnings on 6/25/2015 after the market close.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
IBM (IBM) is up +4.19% year-to-date.
0830 ET Weekly initial unemployment claims expected -2,000 to 277,000, previous +2,000 to 279,000. Weekly continuing claims expected -65,000 to 2.200 million, previous +61,000 to 2.265 million.
0830 ET May CPI expected +0.5% m/m and +0.1% y/y, Apr +0.1% m/m and -0.2% y/y. May CPI ex food & energy expected +0.2% m/m and +1.8% y/y, Apr +0.3% m/m and +1.8% y/y.
0830 ET Q1 current account balance expected -$117.5 billion, Q4 -$113.45 billion.
0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.
1000 ET May leading indicators expected +0.4%, Apr +0.7%.
1000 ET Jun Philadelphia Fed business outlook survey expected +1.3 to 8.0, May -0.8 to 6.7.
1100 ET Treasury announces amount of 2-year T-notes (previous $26 billion), 2-year floating-rate notes (previous $13 billion), 5-year T-notes (previous $35 billion) and 7-year T-notes (previous $29 billion) to be auctioned Jun 23-25.
1300 ET Treasury auctions $9 billion 30-year TIPS.