There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs.Dow stock 52 week lows include American Express (AXP).
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +47 points.
Thursday, the Dow was down -252.01
Year-to-date the Dow is down -0.52%.
There were 2 Dow stocks up Thursday.
The Dow stock winners Thursday wwew led by Wal-Mart (WMT +1.18%) and General Electric (GE) +0.20%.
Dow stock losers Thurssday were led by Travelers (TRV) +2.98% and Nike (NKE) +2.66%.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the US economy added 211,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate held steady at a seven-year low of 5%. Economists had estimated that nonfarm payrolls grew by 200,000 jobs last month, while the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5%. Average hourly earnings grew 0.2% month-on-month, unchanged from October. Compared to the same month last year, earnings growth was also unchanged, at 2.3%. The labor force participation rate was little changed from the prior month, at 62.5%.
European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.
The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $2.047 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Chevron (CVX) is down -20.80% year-to-date.
0830 ET Nov non-farm payrolls expected +200,000, Oct +271,000. Nov private payrolls expected +190,000, Oct +268,000. Nov manufacturing payrolls expected unch, Oct unch. Nov unemployment rate expected unch at 5.0%, Oct -0.1 to 5.0%.
0830 ET Nov avg hourly earnings expected +0.2% m/m and +2.3% y/y, Oct +0.4% m/m and +2.5% y/y. Nov avg weekly hours all employees expected unch at 34.5 hours.
0830 ET Oct trade balance expected -$40.50 billion, Sep -$40.81 billion.
1015 ET Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker gives opening remarks at a Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum on monetary policy renormalization.
1545 ET St. Lois Fed President James Bullard speaks at a Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum on The New Normal for the U.S. Economy.
1600 ET Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks at a Philadelphia Fed Policy Forum on monetary policy renormalization.