There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +194 points.
Thursday the Dow was up +28.01 (+0.10%) at 27,677.79.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +18.65%.
There were 17 Dow stocks up Thursday.
The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Nike (NKE) +2.21%, Apple (AAPL) +1.47% and UnitedHealth (UNH) +0.96%.
The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by 3M (MMM) -1.66%, Boeing (BA) -0.91% and Cisco (CSCO) -0.84%.
Nonfarm payrolls surged by 266,000 in November, better than the 187,000 expected by economists. The unemployment rate ticked down to 3.5% from 3.6%, back to the 2019 low and matching the lowest jobless rate since 1969. The end of the GM strike had a big effect, boosting employment in motor vehicles and parts by 41,300, part of an overall 54,000 gain in manufacturing. Average hourly earnings rose by 3.1% from a year ago, slightly above the 3% expected by economists.
The House Judiciary Committee plans to hold a hearing Monday on the evidence gathered in the Trump impeachment inquiry. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday, â€œThe presidentâ€™s actions have seriously violated the Constitution.â€ She added, â€œThe president leaves us no choice but to act.â€ The Judiciary panel will be responsible for drafting the specific impeachment articles.
European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.
The national average price of gasoline is down six-tenths of a cent at $2.589 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
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Chevron (CVX) is up +6.93% year-to-date.
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