Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Cisco (CSCO) and IBM (IBM). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +114 points.
Thursday the Dow was up +19.10 (+0.06%) at 34,466.24.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +12.61%.
There were 20 Dow stocks up Thursday.
The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Walgreens (WBA) 55.31 (+3.52%), Merck (MRK) 76.14 (+2.84%) and Amgen (AMGN) 244.64 (+2.14%).
The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) 225.73 (-3.80%), Goldman Sachs (GS) 373.94 (-2.31%) and JPMorgan (JPM) 160.40 (-1.56%).
The Dow is set to rise Friday and is less than 1% from last month’s record close.
The 10-year Treasury yield ticked lower Friday, trading just above 1.4%, around its early March lows before it spiked above 1.7% to 14-month highs later that month.
President Biden and G-7 leaders will publicly endorse a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15% on Friday, one piece of a broader agreement to update international tax laws for a globalized, digital economy.
US futures are higher, European stocks are mixed and Asian markets ended higher.
The national average price of gasoline is up four-tenths of a cent at $3.077 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
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Walmart (WMT) 139.88 (+0.58%) is down -2.96% in 2021.
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