Dow stocks at 52 week highs include American Express (AXP) and Nike (NKE). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -8 points.
Wednesday the Dow was down -88.69 (-0.34%) at 25,733.60.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +4.10%.
There were 8 Dow stocks up Wednesday.
The Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by Exxon Mobil (XOM) +1.43% and Microsoft (MSFT) +1.02%.
The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by United Technologies (UTX) -2.02% and Travelers (TRV) -1.75%.
Unemployment insurance weekly claims in the week ending August 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 210,000, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 212,000. The 4-week moving average was 213,750, a decrease of 1,750 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 215,500. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.2 percent for the week ending August 11, unchanged from the previous week’s unrevised rate. The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending August 11 was 1,727,000, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up 8,000 from 1,721,000 to 1,729,000. The 4-week moving average was 1,735,500, a decrease of 5,000 from the previous week’s revised average. The previous week’s average was revised up by 2,000 from 1,738,500 to 1,740,500.
European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.
The national average price of gasoline is up twp-tenths of a cent at $2.829 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Pfizer (PFE) is up +16.15% year-to-date.
12:30 Continuing Jobless Claims, 1,731K, 1,721K
12:30 Initial Jobless Claims, 215K, 212K
12:30 Jobless Claims 4-Week Avg., 215.50K
13:00 House Price Index (YoY) (Jun), 6.4%
13:00 House Price Index (MoM) (Jun), 0.3%, 0.2%
Tentative Jackson Hole Symposium
13:00 House Price Index (Jun), 263.3
13:45 Bloomberg Consumer Confidence, 62.1
13:45 Manufacturing PMI (Aug), 55.1, 55.3
13:45 Markit Composite PMI, 56.3, 55.7
13:45 Services PMI (Aug), 55.9 56.0
14:00 New Home Sales (MoM) (Jul), 2.2%, -5.3%
14:00 New Home Sales (Jul), 643K, 631K
14:30 Natural Gas Storage, 48B, 33B
15:00 KC Fed Composite Index (Aug), 23
15:00 KC Fed Manufacturing Index (Aug), 22
17:00 5-Year TIPS Auction, 0.631%