Dow stocks at 52 week highs include McDonald’s (MCD).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -171 points.
Thursday, the Dow was down +82.45 (+0.47%) at 17,574.75.
Year-to-date the Dow is down -1.39%.
There were 24 Dow stocks up Thursday.
The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Chevron (CVX) +1.94% and Merck (MRK) +1.65%.
he Dow stock losers Thursday were led by United Technologies (UTX) -0.31% and Nike (NKE) -0.16%.
United Technologies (UTX -0.31%) rose over 1% in after-hours trading after it revealed a $1.5 billion restructuring plan to be implemented through 2018 that it said will provide $900 million in annualized savings when completed.
European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mixed.
The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $2.012 per gallon.
Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 12/22/15 after the market close.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Dupont (DD) is up +6.14% year-to-date.
0830 ET Nov retail sales expected +0.2% and +0.3% ex autos, Oct +0.1% and +0.2% ex autos.
0830 ET Nov PPI final demand expected unch m/m and -1.4% y/y, Oct -0.4% m/m and -1.6% y/y. Nov PPI ex food & energy expected +0.1% m/m and +0.2% y/y, Oct -0.3% m/m and +0.1% y/y.
1000 ET Oct business inventories expected +0.1%, Sep +0.3%.
1000 ET U.S. Dec preliminary University of Michigan consumer sentiment expected +0.7 to 92.0, Nov +1.3 to 91.3.