The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, September 12, 2022 – UnitedHealth (UNH) 524.34 Up +4.42% YTD

There are no Dow stocks hitting 52-week highs. There are no Dow stock 52-week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +89 points.

Friday the Dow closed up +377.19 (+1.19%) at 32,151.71.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -11.52%.

Friday, (24) Dow 30 stocks were up, none were at 52-week lows and none were at 52-week highs.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Salesforce (CRM) 162.59 (+3.63%), Caterpillar (CAT) 189.49 (+3.56%) and 3M (MMM) 123.10 (+3.21%).

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) 524.34 (-0.29%), Travelers (TRV) 164.15 (-0.22%) and McDonald’s (MCD) 259.52 (-0.22%).

The 10 YR yield is currently at 3.321% and the VIX is at 23.61 (-4.18%).

The Fed is expected to raise its benchmark rate by three-quarters of a point next week, even as inflation has shown signs of cooling off somewhat. Investors will get the latest read on inflation Tuesday, when the government is scheduled to report August’s consumer price index.

The Biden administration is set to unveil next month a fresh set of restrictions on U.S. semiconductor shipments to China. The limits will focus on chips used for artificial intelligence, as well as tools for making semiconductors. KLA, Lam Research and Applied Materials were notified of the coming changes in letters earlier this year, and the companies acknowledged the communication. The administration could also unveil additional actions against China, as President Joe Biden pushes to make the United States more competitive with its rival.

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

The national average price of gasoline is down two-tenths of a cent at $3.716 per gallon.

Latest Dow 30 Earnings Reports

There are no Dow 30 companies set to report earnings in the near term.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

UnitedHealth (UNH)

UnitedHealth (UNH) 524.34 (-0.29%) is up +4.42% in 2022.

Financial Calendar

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