Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL) and Disney (DIS). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +73 points.
Tuesday the Dow was down -68.30 (-0.22%) at 30,335.67.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +6.30%.
There were 8 Dow stocks up Tuesday.
The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Intel (INTC) 49.39 (+4.93%), Amgen (AMGN) 226.87 (+1.44%) and Merck (MRK) 81.42 (+1.21%).
The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Apple (AAPL) 134.87 (-1.33%), Home Depot (HD) 266.19 (-1.14%) and Salesforce (CRM) 222.46 (-0.97%).
Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Republican) blocked an attempt by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Democrat) to unanimously approve $2,000 coronavirus-aid stimulus checks cleared Monday by the Democrat-controlled House. The Kentucky Republican then introduced a new bill that ties the increase to the repeal of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The bill would meet all of President Donald Trumpâ€™s recent demands, which are unrelated, but would not get Democratic support and become law.
The first case of a new strain of Covid-19 has been confirmed in the United States. The infected individual, a man in his 20s, does not have a history of traveling and is in isolation in Elbert County, about an hour and a half south of Denver. Preliminary analysis of the mutated strain, first identified in the U.K., suggests it could be as much as 70% more transmissible.
European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.
The national average price of gasoline is up one-tenth of a cent at $2.251 per gallon.
Walgreens (WBA) will report earnings on 1/7/2021 before the market open.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Chevron (CVX) 84.61 (-0.35%) is down -29.79% year-to-date. Chevron (CVX) YTD low was 51.60 on 3/19/2020. Chevron has provided a +63.97% gain off the YTD low.
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