The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, December 5, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include UnitedHealth (UNH).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +81 points.

Friday the Dow was down -21.51 (-0.11%) at 19,170.42.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +10.02%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Intel (INTC) +1.18% and United Technologies (UTX) +0.69%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Goldman Sachs (GS) -1.44% and Caterpillar (CAT) -1.14%.

McDonald’s (MCD -0.19%) was upgraded to ‘Buy’ from ‘Neutral’ at Nomura with a 12-month target price of $139.

Nike (NKE -0.38%) was upgraded to ‘Buy’ from ‘Hold’ at HSBC with a price target of $60.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $2.181 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

3M (MMM)

3M (MMM) is up +14..46% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET New York Fed President William Dudley (voter) speaks on the economy and monetary policy at an event in New York.

0910 ET Chicago Fed President Charles Evans (non-voter) speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy at an event in Chicago.

0945 ET Revised Nov Markit services PMI expected +0.1 to 54.8, prelim-Nov -0.1 to 54.7.

1000 ET Nov ISM non-manufacturing PMI expected +0.7 to 55.5, Oct -2.3 to 54.8.

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1405 ET St. Louis Fed President James Bullard (voter) speaks at Arizona State Universitys annual economic forecast luncheon.

1600 ET USDA Weekly Crop Progress

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