DJIA Market Happenings For Thursday, March 1, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), Boeing (BA) and Cisco (CSCO). Dow stock 52 week lows include Procter & Gamble (PG).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -39 points.

Wednesday the Dow was down -380.83 (-1.50%) at 25,029.20.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +1.25%.

There was 1 Dow stock up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winner Wednesday was United Technologies (UTX) +0.62%.

The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) -4.11%, DowDupont (DWDP) -2.85%, UnitedHealth (UNH) -2.74% and General Electric (GE) -2.69%.

The Dow Jones industrial Average on Wednesday closed out a volatile February with another wild day. The 30 blue-chip stocks dropped 380 points, finishing down 1.5 percent on the day and down 4.3 percent for the month.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up one cent at $2.540 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Microsoft (MSFT)

Microsoft (MSFT) is up +9.62% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

13:30 Continuing Jobless Claims, 1,930K, 1,875K

13:30 Core PCE Price Index (YoY) (Jan), 1.5%, 1.5%

13:30 Core PCE Price Index (MoM) (Jan), 0.3%, 0.2%

13:30 Initial Jobless Claims, 226K, 222K

13:30 Jobless Claims 4-Week Avg., 226.00K

13:30 Personal Income (MoM) (Jan), 0.2%, 0.4%

13:30 Personal Spending (MoM) (Jan), 0.2%, 0.4%

13:30 Real Personal Consumption (MoM) (Jan), -0.1%, 0.3%

14:00 Dallas Fed PCE (Jan), 1.80%

14:45 Bloomberg Consumer Confidence, 56.6

14:45 Manufacturing PMI (Apr), 55.9, 55.5

15:00 Construction Spending (MoM) (Jan), 0.2%, 0.7%

15:00 Fed Chair Powell Testifies

15:00 ISM Manufacturing Employment (Feb), 57.0, 54.2

15:00 ISM Manufacturing New Orders Index (Feb), 65.4

15:00 ISM Manufacturing PMI (Feb), 59.0, 59.1

15:00 ISM Manufacturing Prices (Feb), 70.5, 72.7

15:30 Natural Gas Storage, -77B, -124B

16:00 FOMC Member Dudley Speaks

19:00 Beige Book

20:00 All Car Sales, 5.77M

20:00 Domestic Car Sales, 4.30M, 4.11M

20:00 Total Vehicle Sales, 17.20M, 17.16M

20:30 All Truck Sales (Feb), 11.36M

20:30 Domestic Truck Sales (Feb), 9.00M, 9.18M

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