The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Coca Cola (KO), Home Depot (HD), McDonald’s (MCD) and Verizon (VZ).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -127 points.

Monday the Dow was down -55.75 (-0.31%) at 17,737.00.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +1.79%.

There were 11 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Pfizer (PFE) +2.26% and Merck (MRK) +1.30%.

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Nike (NKE) -2.63% and General Electric (GE) -2.19%.

Disney (DIS -0.39%) dropped 2% in premarket trading after COO Thomas Staggs said he will step down next month.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down four-tenths of a cent at $2.052 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM) reports earnings on 4/13/2016 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Pfizer (PFE)

Pfizer (PFE) is down -4.83% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0100 ET Chicago Fed President Charles Evans speaks on the economy and monetary policy at the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong.

0830 ET Feb trade balance expected -$46.2 billion, Jan -$45.68 billion.

0945 ET Final-Mar Markit services PMI expected +0.2 to 51.2, prelim-Mar +1.3 to 51.0. Final-Mar Markit composite PMI, prelim-Mar +1.1 to 51.1.

1000 ET Mar ISM non-manufacturing PMI expected +0.8 to 54.2, Feb -0.1 to 53.4.

1000 ET Feb JOLTS job openings expected -53,000 to 5.488 million, Jan +260,000 to 5.541 million.

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