The Dow Market Happenings For Wednesday, January 5, 2022 – Goldman Sachs (GS) Up +6.52% YTD

Dow stocks hitting 52-week highs include Apple (AAPL), Chevron (CVX), Coca Cola (KO) and McDonald’s (MCD). There are no Dow stock 52-week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -10 points.

Tuesday the Dow closed up +214.59 (+0.59%) AT 36,799.65. A record close.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +1.27%.

There were 20 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) 218.08 (+5.35%), JPMorgan (JPM) 167.83 (+3.79%) and American Express (AXP) 173.61 (+3.21%).

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Cisco (CSCO) 61.25 (-3.02%), Salesforce (CRM) 248.23 (-2.83%) and UnitedHealth (UNH) 490.90 (-2.27%).

ADP’s December report on hiring at U.S. companies, which was out before-the-bell Wednesday, showed job growth of 807,000 positions, more than double estimates. The November total was revised lower from the initially reported 534,000. The Labor Department is scheduled to release weekly jobless claims data Thursday and the monthly employment report for December on Friday.

At 2 p.m. ET today, the Fed will release minutes from its meeting in December when it unveiled plans to accelerate bond-purchase tapering and signaled three interest rate hikes in 2022.

U.S. futures are mixed, European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up five-tenths of a cent at $3.293 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/20/2021 after the market close with $0.83, beating estimates of $0.626 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 1/6/2021 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Goldman Sachs (GS)

Goldman Sachs (GS) 407.48 (+3.07%) is up +6.52% in 2022.

Financial Calendar

07:00 AM ET MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate
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08:15 AM ET ADP Nonfarm Employment Change (Dec)
09:45 AM ET Markit Composite PMI (Dec)
09:45 AM ET Services PMI (Dec)
10:30 AM ET Crude Oil Inventories
10:30 AM ET EIA Refinery Crude Runs (WoW)
10:30 AM ET Crude Oil Imports
10:30 AM ET Cushing Crude Oil Inventories
10:30 AM ET Distillate Fuel Production
10:30 AM ET EIA Weekly Distillates Stocks
10:30 AM ET Gasoline Production
10:30 AM ET Heating Oil Stockpiles
10:30 AM ET EIA Weekly Refinery Utilization Rates (WoW)
10:30 AM ET Gasoline Inventories
14:00 PM ET FOMC Meeting Minutes

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