The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Boeing (BA), Chevron (CVX), Dupont (DD), Goldman Sachs (GS), IBM (IBM), JPMorgan (JPM), Microsoft (MSFT), Travelers (TRV) and United Technologies (UTX).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +75 points.

Monday the Dow was up +39.58 (+0.20%) at 19,796.43.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +13.61%.

There were 19 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) +2.76% and Wal-Mart (WMT) +2.27%.

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Goldman Sachs (GS) -1.94% and American Express (AXP) -1.59%.

Boeing (BA +0.43%) climbed nearly 2% in after-hours trading after it raised its dividend to $1.42 a share, higher than consensus of $1.25, and then announced a $14 billion share buyback program.

The Fed begins it’s two day policy meeting,

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged at $2.212 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 12/20/16 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Cisco (CSCO)

Cisco (CSCO) is up +11.10% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Nov import price index expected -0.4% m/m and unch y/y, Oct +0.5% m/m and -0.2% y/y.

1030 ET FOMC begins 2-day policy meeting.

1300 ET Treasury auctions $12 billion of 30-year T-bonds.

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