The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, April 3, 2017

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Disney (DIS) and Microsoft (MSFT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +11 points.

Friday the Dow was down -65.27 (-0.31%) at 20,663.22.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +4.56%.

There were 9 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Intel (INTC) +0.90% and Wal-Mart (WMT) +0.68%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Exxon Mobil (XOM) -2.02% and Dupont (DD) -1.60%.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $2.326 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/21/2017 after the market close of $0.68, beating estimates calling for $0.524 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reports earnings on 4/13/2017 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Visa (V)

Visa (V) is up +13.91% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0945 ET Revised Mar Markit manufacturing PMI expected +0.1 to 53.5, prelim-Mar -0.8 to 53.4.

1000 ET Mar ISM manufacturing PMI expected -0.5 to 57.2, Feb +1.7 to 57.7. Mar ISM new orders, Feb +4.7 to 65.1. Mar ISM employment, Feb -1.9 to 54.2. Mar ISM prices paid expected -2.0 to 66.0, Feb -1.0 to 68.0.

1000 ET Feb construction spending expected +1.0% m/m, Jan -1.0% m/m.

1030 ET New York Fed President William Dudley (voter) delivers remarks and takes questions at a press briefing on trends in U.S. household debt.

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1500 ET Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker (voter) speaks on the topic of fintech in a lecture at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Technology, Business and Government.

1700 ET Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker (non-voter) speaks on From Real Bills to Too Big to Fail at Washington & Lee University.

n/a Mar total vehicle sales expected 17.30 million, Feb 17.47 million. Mar domestic vehicle sales expected 13.65 million, Feb 13.65 million.

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