Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Intel (INTC). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +159 points.
Thursday the Dow was up +93.85 (+0.38%) at 24,895.21.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.33%.
There were 25 Dow stocks up Thursday.
The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) +2.34% and Pfizer (PFE) +1.59%
The Dow stock losers Thursday were IBM (IBM) -1.33%and Intel (INTC) -1.13%.
The Labor Department said 313,000 jobs were added last month, the most since October 2015 and the 89th straight month of gains, a record. Economists had anticipated a gain of about 200,000.
European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.
The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $2.534 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
UnitedHealth (UNH) is up +1.94% year-to-date.
13:30 Average Hourly Earnings (MoM) (Feb), 0.1%, 0.2%, 0.3%
13:30 Average Weekly Hours (Feb), 34.5, 34.4, 34.4
13:30 Government Payrolls (Feb), 26.0K, 1.0K
13:30 Manufacturing Payrolls (Feb), 31.0K, 15.0K, 25.0K
13:30 Nonfarm Payrolls (Feb), 313K, 200K, 239K
13:30 Participation Rate (Feb), 63.0%, 62.7%
13:30 Private Nonfarm Payrolls (Feb), 287K, 191K, 238K
13:30 U6 Unemployment Rate (Feb), 8.2%, 8.2%
13:30 Unemployment Rate (Feb), 4.1%, 4.0%, 4.1%
53 min Wholesale Inventories (MoM) (Jan), 0.7%, 0.7%
15:30 ECRI Weekly Annualized (WoW), 6.9%
15:30 ECRI Weekly Index, 150.3
17:40 FOMC Member Rosengren Speaks
17:45 Chicago Fed President Evans Speaks
18:00 U.S. Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count, 800
20:30 CFTC Copper speculative net positions, 41.4K
20:30 CFTC Crude Oil speculative net positions, 704.1K
20:30 CFTC Gold speculative net positions, 178.7K
20:30 CFTC S&P 500 speculative net positions, 96.3K
20:30 CFTC Silver speculative net positions, -1.5K