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 -85 points.
Thursday, the Dow was down -50.44 (-0.29%) at 17,552.17.
Year-to-date the Dow is down -1.52%.
There were 7 Dow stocks up Thursday.
The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Dupont (DD) +0.56% and Disney (DIS) +0.28%.
The Dow stock losers Thursday was Chevron (CVX) -1.88% and Nike (NKE) -1.83%.
Exxon Mobil (XOM -1.07%) and Chevron (CVX -1.88%) are both down over 1% in premarket trading as the price of crude falls over 2%.
General Electric (GE -0.39%) said it won a contract to supply turbines that account for half of the generation capacity of a 10.2 gigawatt Wudonde hydropower plant being built by China Three Gorges Corp.
Only 13 of the Dow 30 stocks are up year-to-date, with only 4 trading days left. Nike (NKE) is the big winner so far with a gain of +31.42% and Wal-Mart (WMT) is the biggest loser down -29.17%.
European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is down one-tenth of a cent at $1.999 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Merck (MRK) is down -6.94% year-to-date.
1030 ET Dec Dallas Fed outlook level of general business activity expected -2.1 to -7.0, Nov +7.8 to -4.9.
1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.
1300 ET Treasury auctions $26 billion 2-year T-notes.