DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include American Express (AXP), Cisco (CSCO), Merck (MRK) and Nike (NKE). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -34 points.

Tuesday the Dow was up +63.60 (+0.25%) at 25,822.29.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +4.46%.

There were 19 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Intel (INTC +2.41% and Goldman Sachs (GS) +1.22%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Merck (MRK) -1.43% and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) -1.12%.

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

The national average price of gasoline is down four-tenths of a cent at $2.827 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Nike (NKE)

Nike (NKE) is up +32.61% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

11:00 MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate, 4.81%

11:00 MBA Mortgage Applications (WoW), -2.0%

11:00 MBA Purchase Index , 225.5

11:00 Mortgage Market Index, 335.8

11:00 Mortgage Refinance Index , 927.5

14:00 Existing Home Sales (MoM) (Jul), 0.6%, -0.6%

14:00 Existing Home Sales (Jul), 5.44M, 5.38M

14:30 Crude Oil Inventories, -1.497M, 6.805M

14:30 Crude Oil Imports, 1.341M

14:30 Cushing Crude Oil Inventories, 1.643M

14:30 Distillate Fuel Production, 0.100M

14:30 EIA Weekly Distillates Stocks, 1.463M, 3.566M

14:30 Gasoline Production, 0.321M

14:30 Heating Oil Stockpiles, 0.293M

14:30 Gasoline Inventories , -0.488M, -0.740M

18:00 FOMC Meeting Minutes

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