The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Cisco (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Honeywell (HON), IBM (IBM), 3M (MMM) and UnitedHealth (UNH). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -27 points.

Monday the Dow was up +98.49 (+0.30%) at 33,171.37.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +8.38%.

There were 19 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Boeing (BA) 250.52 (+2.31%), Walgreens (WBA) 52.85 (+1.58%) and Procter & Gamble (PG) 137.57 (+1.57%).

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by JPMorgan (JPM) 152.68 (-1.55%), American Express (AXP) 142.37 (-0.95%) and Disney (DIS) 184.85 (-0.58%).

Futures dropped Tuesday as the 10-year Treasury yield hit a 14-month high in early trading. The 10-year Treasury yield topped 1.77%, taking out another January 2020 high.

The U.S. is facing “impending doom” as daily Covid cases begin to rebound once again, warned CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. “We have so much to look forward to, so much promise and potential of where we are and so much reason for hope, but right now I’m scared,” she said in an emotional, candid moment during Monday morning’s press briefing. Even as vaccinations accelerate nationwide, coronavirus hospitalizations are also climbing and falling fatalities are starting to plateau. Walensky urged Americans to “just hold on a little longer.”

President Joe Biden followed his CDC director’s comments by urging governors and local leaders who dropped sweeping mask mandates to reinstate the orders. While indicating that some states should wait to reopen their economies, he also condemned “reckless behavior” likely to spur more infections.

European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up six-tenths of a cent at $2.869 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 3/31/2021 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Disney (DIS)

Disney (DIS) 184.85 (-0.58%) is up +1.28% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

8:55 AM ET Redbook

9:00 AM ET Case-Shiller Home Price Index

9:00 AM ET FHFA House Price Index

10:00 AM ET Consumer Confidence

11:00 AM ET 4-Week Bill Announcement

11:00 AM ET 8-Week Bill Announcement

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