The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, October 3, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Caterpillar (CAT) and Procter & Gamble (PG).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -55 points.

Friday the Dow was up +164.70 (+0.91%) at 18,308.15.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +5.07%.

There were 29 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Wal-Mart (WMT) +1.97%, Procter & Gamble (PG) +1.72% and Pfizer (PFE) +1.65%.

The Dow stock loser Friday was Verizon (VZ) -0.27%.

This Friday we get The Jobs Report.

European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged at $2.224 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 9/27/2016 after the market close of $0.73, beating consensus of $0.556 per share.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Nike (NKE)

Nike (NKE) is down -15.76% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0945 ET Final-Sep Markit manufacturing PMI expected unch at 51.4, prelim-Sep -0.6 to 51.4.

1000 ET Aug construction spending expected +0.3% m/m, Jul unch m/m.

1000 ET Sep ISM manufacturing index expected +0.9 to 50.3, Aug -3.2 to 49.4. Sep ISM new orders, Aug -7.8 to 49.1. Sep ISM employment, Aug -1.1 to 48.3. Sep ISM prices paid expected +0.5 to 53.5, Aug -2.0 to 53.0.

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1600 ET USDA Weekly Crop Progress.

n/a Sep total vehicle sales expected 17.4 million, Aug 16.91 million. Sep domestic vehicle sales expected 13.3 million, Aug 13.13 million.

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