DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, August 12, 2015

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs.Dow stock 52 week lows include Exxon Mobil (XOM).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -131 points.

Tuesday, the Dow was up +241.79 (+1.39%) at 17,615.17.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -2.36%.

There were 5 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Verizon (VZ +0.78% and Wal-Mart (WMT) +0.63%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Apple (AAPL)-5.32% and Disney (DIS) -2.70%.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up seven-tenths of a cent at $2.586 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is down -5.32% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0700 ET Weekly MBA mortgage applications, previous +4.7% with purchase sub-index +3.3% and refi sub-index +5.9%.

1000 ET Jun JOLTS job openings expected -13,000 to 5.350 million, May +29,000 to 5.363 million.

1030 ET EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report.

1200 ET USDA Aug WASDE crop production.

1300 ET Treasury auctions $24 billion 10-year T-notes.

1400 ET Jul monthly budget statement expected -$137.0 billion, Jun +$51.8 billion.

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