The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, April 8, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include McDonald’s (MCD). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -100 points.

Friday the Dow was up +40.36 (+0.15%) at 26,424.99.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +13.28%.

There were 23 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Chevron (CVX) +1.30%, Walgreens (WBA) +1.00% and Home Depot (HD) +0.80%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Dow (DOW) -4.14%, Boeing (BA) -0.99% and Merck (MRK) -0.86%.

Oil hits its best level since November. West Texas Intermediate crude oil climbed more than 0.7% to a five-month high of $63.53 a barrel this morning.

Boeing (BA) is cutting production of the 737 Max by 20%. The plane maker will cut production of the 737 Max to 42 aircraft a month from 52.

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

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $2.742 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/21/2019 after the market close of $0.68, beating estimates of $0.662 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 4/2/2019 before the market open of $1.64, missing estimates calling for $1.732 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reports earnings on 4/12/201 before the market open.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reports earnings on 4/15/201 before the market open.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reports earnings on 4/16/201 before the market open.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reports earnings on 4/16/201 before the market open.

IBM (IBM) reports earnings on 4/16/2019 after the market close.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 4/18/201 before the market open.

Travelers (TRV) reports earnings on 4/18/201 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Nike (NKE)

Nike (NKE) is up +15.19% year-to-date.

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