There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs.Dow stock 52 week lows include Chevron (CVX) and Procter & Gamble (PG).
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -58 points.
Thursday, the Dow was down -120.72 (+0.69%) at 17,419.75.
Year-to-date the Dow is down -2.26%.
There were 4 Dow stocks up Thursday.
Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Chevron (CVX) +1.38% and Exxon Mobil (XOM) +1.19%.
Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Microsoft (MSFT) -2.02% and Visa (V) -1.87%.
The U.S. economy added 215,000 jobs in July. Economists predicted the economy would add 216,000 jobs. Anything above 200,000 is considered good. The unemployment rate stayed the same at 5.3%, which is its lowest point since April 2008 and is considered near full employment. Wage growth remained sluggish in July as average hourly earnings only rose 2.1% compared to the prior year. The Federal Reserve wants to see annual wage growth closer to 3.5%.
Intel (INTC -0.38%) was downgraded to ‘Hold’ from ‘Buy’ at Drexel Hamilton.
European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly higher.
The national average price of gasoline is down seven-tenths of a cent at $2.616 per gallon.
Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 8/4/2015 after the market close.
Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 8/12/2015 after the market close.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Home Depot (HD) is up +11.04% year-to-date.
0830 ET Jul non-farm payrolls expected +225,000, Jun +223,000. Jul private payrolls expected +212,000, Jun +223,000. Jul manufacturing payrolls expected +5,000, Jun +4,000. Jul unemployment rate expected unchanged at 5.3%, Jun -0.2 to 5.3%.
0830 ET Jul average hourly earnings expected +0.2% m/m and +2.3% y/y, Jun unch m/m and +2.0% y/y. Jul average weekly hours all employees expected unch at 34.5 hours.
1500 ET Jun consumer credit expected +$17.0 billion, May +$16.086 billion.