The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, May 25, 2018

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

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -76 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -75.05 (-0.30%) at 24,811.76.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.37%.

There were 8 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by General Electric (GE) +2.96% and Nike (NKE) +1.18%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Exxon Mobil (XOM) -2.29% and Chevron (CVX) -1.62%.

Looks like a slow Friday before a long holiday weekend.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up eight-tenths of a cent at $2.969 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 +13.60% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

12:30 Cap Goods Ship Non Defense Ex Air (MoM), 0.4%, -0.8%

12:30 Core Durable Goods Orders (MoM) (Apr), 0.5%, -0.1%

12:30 Durable Goods Orders (MoM) (Apr), -1.4%, 2.6%

12:30 Durables Excluding Defense (MoM) (Apr), -1.0%, 3.7%

12:30 Goods Orders Non Defense Ex Air (MoM) (Apr), 0.7%, -0.9%

13:20 Fed Chair Powell Speaks

14:00 Michigan 5-Year Inflation Expectations (May), 2.50%

14:00 Michigan Consumer Expectations (May), 86.9, 89.5

14:00 Michigan Consumer Sentiment (May), 98.8, 98.8

14:00 Michigan Current Conditions (May), 115.0, 113.3

14:00 Michigan Inflation Expectations (May), 2.8%

14:00 Wholesale Trade Sales (MoM), 0.3%

14:30 ECRI Weekly Annualized (WoW), 4.3%

14:30 ECRI Weekly Index, 148.7

15:45 Chicago Fed President Evans Speaks

15:45 FOMC Member Bostic Speaks

15:45 FOMC Member Kaplan Speaks

17:00 U.S. Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count, 844

19:30 CFTC Copper speculative net positions, 36.4K

19:30 CFTC Crude Oil speculative net positions, 644.4K

19:30 CFTC Gold speculative net positions, 92.4K

19:30 CFTC S&P 500 speculative net positions, 198.8K

19:30 CFTC Silver speculative net positions, 0.7K

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