The Dow Market Happenings For Thursday, July 22, 2021 –


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 down -23 points.

Wednesday the Dow was up +286.01 (+0.83%) at 34,798.00.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +13.69%.

There were 25 Dow stocks up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by Chevron (CVX) 99.82 (+3.41%), Boeing (BA) 222.54 (+2.48%) and Goldman Sachs (GS) 373.50 (+2.40%).

The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by Amgen (AMGN) 244.85 (-0.83%), Apple (AAPL) 145.40 (-0.51%) and Walmart (WMT) 141.17 (-0.49%).

The Labor Department reported Thursday an unexpected jump in initial jobless claims to 419,000 for last week, the highest weekly count since May 15. New filings for unemployment benefits for the prior week were upwardly revised to 368,000, matching last month’s Covid-era low.

The 10-year Treasury yield turned lower after the jobless report to roughly 1.27% after hitting a 5½-month low of nearly 1.13% earlier this week. Bond yields move in the opposite direction of bond prices.

US futures are mostly lower, European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down three-tenths of a cent at $3.159 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/24/2021 after the market close of $0.93, beating estimates of $0.51 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 7/1/2021 before the market open of $1.51, beating estimates of $1.114 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $15.02, beating estimates of $10.24 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $3.78, beating estimates of $3.10 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/15/2021 before the market open of $4.70, beating estimates of $4.407 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/19/2021 after the market close of $2.33, beating estimates of $2.252 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 7/20/2021 before the market open of $3.45, beating estimates of $2.346 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $2.48, beating estimates of $2.28 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $0.68, beating estimates of $0.566 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $1.37, beating estimates of $1.303 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 7/22/2021 before the market open of $2.72, beating estimates calling for $2.477 per share.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 7/22/2021 after the market close.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open.

Honeywell (HON) reports earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 7/29/2021 before the market open.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Amgen (AMGN) reports earnings on 8/3/2021 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Travelers (TRV)

Travelers (TRV) 151.84 (+0.50%) is up +8.17% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Jobless Claims

8:30 AM ET Chicago Fed National Activity Index

10:00 AM ET Existing Home Sales

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11:00 AM ET Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index

11:00 AM ET 3-Month Bill Announcement

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11:00 AM ET 2-Yr FRN Note Announcement

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11:30 AM ET 4-Week Bill Auction

11:30 AM ET 8-Week Bill Auction

1:00 PM ET 10-Yr TIPS Auction

4:30 PM ET Fed Balance Sheet

DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, July 21, 2021 – Procter & Gamble (PG) +0.40% 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 +179 points.

Tuesday the Dow was up +549.95 (+1.62%) at 34,511.99.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +10.96%.

There were 26 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Boeing (BA) 217.15 (+4.91%), Honeywell (HON) 229.66 (+4.08%) and American Express (AXP) 168.87 (+3.72%).

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Merck (MRK) 76.17 (-1.14%), Procter & Gamble (PG) 139.69 (-0.53%) and Verizon (VZ) 55.58 (-0.47%).

The 10-year Treasury yield bounced off Tuesday’s 5½-month lows of nearly 1.13%, trading early Wednesday around 1.25%.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) rose about 1% in premarket trading after the U.S. drugmaker Wednesday delivered better-than-expected earnings of $2.48 per share in the second quarter. Revenue of $23.31 billion also beat expectations. J&J expects to sell $2.5 billion of its one-shot Covid vaccine this year, even as concerns mount over its effectiveness against the delta variant.

Coca-Cola (KO) jumped about 2% in the premarket after the beverage giant reported better-than-expected earnings of 68 cents per share. Revenue of $10.13 billion also exceeded forecasts. Sales surpassed 2019 pre-Covid levels, prompting the company to raise its full-year outlook.

Verizon (VZ) rose about 1.5% in premarket trading, after the company beat estimates by 7 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.37 per share. Verizon also reported better-than-expected revenue and subscriber growth, and raised its full-year outlook.

US futures are mostly higher, European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down four-tenths of a cent at $3.162 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/24/2021 after the market close of $0.93, beating estimates of $0.51 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 7/1/2021 before the market open of $1.51, beating estimates of $1.114 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $15.02, beating estimates of $10.24 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $3.78, beating estimates of $3.10 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/15/2021 before the market open of $4.70, beating estimates of $4.407 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/19/2021 after the market close of $2.33, beating estimates of $2.252 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 7/20/2021 before the market open of $3.45, beating estimates of $2.346 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $2.48, beating estimates of $2.28 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $0.68, beating estimates of $0.566 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $1.37, beating estimates of $1.303 per share.

Dow (DOW) reports earnings on 7/22/2021 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 7/22/2021 after the market close.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open.

Honeywell (HON) reports earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 7/29/2021 before the market open.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Procter & Gamble (PG)

Procter & Gamble (PG) 139.69 (-0.53%) is up +0.40% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

7:00 AM ET MBA Mortgage Applications

10:30 AM ET EIA Petroleum Status Report

1:00 PM ET 20-Yr Bond Auction

The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, July 20, 2021 – Nike (NKE) +11.59% 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 +63 points.

Monday the Dow was down -725.81 (-2.09%) at 33,962.04.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +10.96%.

There were no Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were not to be found.

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Boeing (BA) 206.99 (-4.94%), American Express (AXP) 162.81 (-4.24%), Honeywell (HON) 220.66 (-4.20%), Dow (DOW) 57.79 (-3.70%), Disney (DIS) 172.95 (-3.55%) and Travelers (TRV) 151.26 (-3.28%).

The 10-year Treasury yield dropped early Tuesday, trading briefly below 1.17% and touching new five-month lows before ticking higher. Falling yields, which move inversely to bond prices, added some pressure to premarket stock trading, reflecting heightened concerns about whether the resurgence of Covid will derail global economic growth.

IBM (IBM) beat estimates by 4 cents with adjusted second-quarter earnings of $2.33 per share. Revenue rose 3.4% to 18.75 billion, the company said Monday afternoon, exceeding expectations. It marked IBM’s strongest revenue growth in three years, helped by the company’s cloud and software businesses. IBM reiterated its expectation that revenue will grow, rather than decline, in the full year.

US futures are higher, European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down four-tenths of a cent at $3.166 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/24/2021 after the market close of $0.93, beating estimates of $0.51 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 7/1/2021 before the market open of $1.51, beating estimates of $1.114 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $15.02, beating estimates of $10.24 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $3.78, beating estimates of $3.10 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/15/2021 before the market open of $4.70, beating estimates of $4.407 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/19/2021 after the market close of $2.33, beating estimates of $2.252 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reports earnings on 7/20/2021 before the market open.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reports earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open.

Verizon (VZ) reports earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open.

Dow (DOW) reports earnings on 7/22/2021 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 7/22/2021 after the market close.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open.

Honeywell (HON) reports earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 7/29/2021 before the market open.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Nike (NKE)

Nike (NKE) 157.87 (-1.24%) is up +11.59% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

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