DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, August 31, 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 -175 points.

Friday, the Dow was down -11.76 (-0.07%) at 16,643.01.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -6.62%.

There were 13 Dow stocks up Friday.

Dow stock winners Friday were led by Chevron (CVX) +3.59%, and Intel (INTC) +2.53%.

Dow stock losers Friday were led by Wal-Mart (WMT) -1.73% and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) -1.09%.

Intel (INTC +2.53%) was upgraded to ‘Outperform’ from ‘Market Perform’ at Northland.

United Technologies (UTX -0.03%) was downgraded to ‘Equal Weight’ from ‘Overweight’ at Barclays.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down eight-tenths of a cent at $2.471 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Wal-Mart (WMT)

Wal-Mart (WMT) is down -24.38% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0900 ET Aug Milwaukee ISM expected +2.88 to 50.00, Jul +0.57 to 47.12.

0945 ET Aug Chicago PMI expected -0.2 at 54.5, Jul +4.7 to 54.7.

1030 ET Aug Dallas Fed manufacturing activity expected +0.8 to -3.8, Jul +2.4 to -4.6.

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1600 ET USDA weekly crop progress.

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