DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, August 24, 2018

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +52 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -76.62 (-0.30%) at 25,656.98.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +4.10%.

There were 13 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Visa (V) +0.68% and Home Depot (HD) +0.60%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) -2.03% and Goldman Sachs (GS) -1.25%.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up nine-tenths of a cent at $2.838 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Procter & Gamble (PG)

Procter & Gamble (PG) is down -9.40% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

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

12:30 Core Durable Goods Orders (MoM) (Jul), 0.5%, 0.2%

12:30 Durable Goods Orders (MoM) (Jul), -0.5%, 0.8%

12:30 Durables Excluding Defense (MoM) (Jul), 0.8%, 1.3%

12:30 Goods Orders Non Defense Ex Air (MoM) (Jul), 0.4%, 0.2%

Tentative Jackson Hole Symposium

14:00 Fed Chair Powell Speaks

14:30 ECRI Weekly Annualized (WoW), 0.3%

14:30 ECRI Weekly Index, 147.4

17:00 U.S. Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count, 869

19:30 CFTC Copper speculative net positions, 3.1K

19:30 CFTC Crude Oil speculative net positions, 573.4K

19:30 CFTC Gold speculative net positions, -3.7K

19:30 CFTC S&P 500 speculative net positions, 179.7K

19:30 CFTC Silver speculative net positions, -2.8K

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