The Dow Market Happenings For Wednesday, January 6, 2016

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highsDow stock 52 week lows include American Express (AXP).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -275 points.

Tuesday, the Dow was up +9.72 (+0.06%) at 17,158.66.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -1.53%.

There were 21 Dow stock up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Wal-Mart (WMT) +2.38% and Dupont (DD) +1.92%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Apple (AAPL) -2.51% and Disney (DIS)-2.02%.

Apple (AAPL -2.51%) fell nearly 3% in premarket trading after the Nikkei Asian Review reported that Apple would reduce Q1 output of its latest iPhones by about 30%.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up six-tenths of a cent at $1.999 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM reports earnings on 1/14/2015 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 1/14/2015 after the market close.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reports earnings on 1/19/2016 before the market open.

IBM (IBM) reports earnings on 1/19/2016 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

United Technologies (UTX)

United Technologies (UTX) is down -0.36% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0700 ET Weekly MBA mortgage applications, previous +7.3% with purchase sub-index +4.1% and refi sub-index +10.8%.

0815 ET Dec ADP employment expected +195,000, Nov +217,000.

0830 ET Nov trade balance expected -$44.00 billion, Oct -$43.89 billion.

0945 ET Final-Dec Markit U.S. services PMI expected +0.3 to 54.0, prelim-Dec -2.4 to 53.7. Final-Dec Markit composite PMI, preliminary -2.4 to 53.5.

1000 ET Dec ISM non-manufacturing index expected +0.1 to 56.0, Nov -3.2 to 55.9.

1000 ET Nov factory orders expected -0.2%, Oct +1.5% and +0.2% ex transportation

1030 ET EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report.

1400 ET Minutes of the Dec 15-16 FOMC meeting.

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