DJIA Market Happenings For Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Boeing (BA), Cisco (CSCO), UnitedHealth (UNH) and United Technologies (UTX). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to up +1 points.

Monday the Dow was up +15.68 (+0.08%) at 20,837.44.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +5.44%.

There were 11 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) +2.05% and Chevron (CVX) +1.48%.

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Verizon (VZ) -1.30% and IBM (IBM) -1.08%.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $2.289 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Boeing (BA)

Boeing (BA) is up +15.26% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Revised Q4 GDP expected +2.1% (q/q annualized), previous +1.9% (q/q annualized). Q4 personal consumption expected unrevised at +2.5%. Q4 GDP price index expected unrevised at +2.1%. Q4 core PCE expected unrevised at +1.3% q/q.

0830 ET Jan wholesale inventories expected +0.4%, Dec +1.0% m/m. Jan retail inventories, Dec unch m/m.

0900 ET Dec S&P CoreLogic composite-20 home price index expected +0.7% m/m and +5.3% y/y, Nov +0.88% m/m and +5.27% y/y.

0945 ET Feb Chicago PMI expected +2.7 to 53.0, Jan -3.6 to 50.3.

1000 ET Feb Conference Board U.S. consumer confidence index expected -0.8 to 111.0, Jan -1.5 to 111.8.

1000 ET Feb Richmond Fed manufacturing index expected -2 to 10, Jan +4 to 12.

1500 ET Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker (voter) speaks on the economic outlook at Temple University.

1530 ET San Francisco Fed President John Williams (non-voter) delivers an outlook speech to the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce.

1850 ET St. Louis Fed President James Bullard (non-voter) gives the Spring 2017 GWU Alumni Lecture in Economics at George Washington University.

2100 ET President Trump delivers speech to joint session of Congress.

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