DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, March 21, 2018

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. Dow stock 52 week lows include General Electric (GE).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -22 points.

Tuesday the Dow was up +116.36 (+0.47%) at 24,727.27.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.03%.

There were 19 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Boeing (BA) +1.77% and Nike (NKE) +1.66%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by General Electric (GE) -3.06% and Verizon (VZ) -1.28%.

The Fed ends a two-day FOMC meeting today with news at 11:00 PDT.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up eight-tenths of a cent at $2.566 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reports earnings 3/22/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Caterpillar (CAT)

Caterpillar (CAT) is down -2.23% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

11:00 MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate, 4.68%, 4.69%

11:00 MBA Mortgage Applications (WoW), -1.1%, 0.9%

11:00 MBA Purchase Index, 249.9, 246.5

11:00 Mortgage Market Index, 383.0, 387.4

11:00 Mortgage Refinance Index, 1,107.7, 1,159.3

12:30 Current Account (Q4), -128.2B, -125.0B, -101.5B

57 min Existing Home Sales (MoM) (Feb), 0.5%, -3.2%

57 min Existing Home Sales (Feb), 5.41M, 5.38M

14:30 Crude Oil Inventories, 2.600M, 5.022M

14:30 Crude Oil Imports, -0.407M

14:30 Cushing Crude Oil Inventories, 0.338M

14:30 Distillate Fuel Production, -0.118M

14:30 EIA Weekly Distillates Stocks, -1.746M, -4.360M

14:30 Gasoline Production, 0.357M

14:30 Heating Oil Stockpiles, -1.281M

14:30 Gasoline Inventories, -2.008M, -6.271M

18:00 FOMC Economic Projections

18:00 FOMC Statement

18:00 Fed Interest Rate Decision, 1.75%, 1.50%

18:30 FOMC Press Conference

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