There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs.There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +86 points.
Wednesday, the Dow was up +293.03 (+1.82%) at 16,351.38.
Year-to-date the Dow is down -8.26%.
There were 29 Dow stocks up Wednesday.
Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by Apple (AAPL) +4.29% and Microsoft (MSFT) +3.68%.
The Dow stock loser Wednesday was Chevron (CVX) -0.17%.
Jobless claims increased by 12,000 to 282,000 in the week ended Aug. 29, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. The median forecast called for 275,000 new applications.
European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended higher. (Note: China is on holiday)
The national average price of gasoline is down nine-tenths of a cent at $2.438 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Apple (AAPL) is up +1.78% year-to-date.
0730 ET Aug Challenger job cuts, Jul +125.4% y/y.
0830 ET Weekly initial unemployment claims expected +4,000 to 275,000, previous -6,000 to 271,000. Weekly continuing claims expected -14,000 to 2.255 million, previous +13,000 to 2.269 million.
0830 ET Jul trade balance expected -$42.20 billion, Jun -$43.84 billion.
0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.
0945 ET Final-Aug Markit U.S. services PMI expected -0.2 to 55.0, prelim-Aug -0.5 to 55.2. Final-Aug Markit U.S. Composite PMI, prelim-Aug -0.7 to 55.0.
1000 ET Aug ISM non-manufacturing PMI expected -2.1 to 58.2, Jul +4.3 to 60.3.
1100 ET Treasury announces amount of 3-year T-notes (previous $24 billion), 10-year T-notes (previous $24 billion) and 30-year T-bonds (previous$16 billion) to be auctioned Aug 8-10.