DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, February 5, 2016

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs.There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -37 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +79.92 (+0.49%) at 16,416.58.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -5.79%.

There were 19 Dow stock up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) +4.25% and United Technologies (UTX) +2.51%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Nike (NKE) -3.71% and Merck (MRK) -2.92%.

The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January. Economists expected a gain of 190,000. The unemployment rate, however, fell to 4.9 percent from 5.0 percent. Average hourly earnings rose by 0.5 percent, leaving wages up 2.5 percent over the last 12 months.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down a penny at $1.763 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 before the market open of $1.32, better than consensus of $1.261.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 after the market close of $0.74, beating estimates of $0.63 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 before the market open of $1.40, beating estimates of $1.37 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 after the market close of $4.84, beating estimates of $4.755 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/20/2015 before the market open of $1.27, missing estimates calling for $3.79 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 after the market of $1.23, beating consensus of $1.13 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $2.90, beating estimates calling for $2.70 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $0.89, beating estimates for $0.877 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 1/22/2016 before the market open of $0.31, missing estimates for $0.495 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/25/2016 before the market open of $1.31, beating estimates calling for $1.228 per share.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.66, beating estimates for $1.62 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $3.28, beating estimates for $3.235 per share.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $0.27, beating estimates for $0.259 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.04, beating estimates for $0.98 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 after the market close of $1.44, beating estimates for $1.418 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open.of $1.60, beating estimates for $1.35 per share

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open of$1.53, beating estimates for $1.505 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.78, beating estimates for $0.693.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.69, beating estimates for $0.675.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/28/2016 before the market open of $0.74, beating estimates for $0.694 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 1/29/2016 before the market open of -$0.31, missing estimates calling for $0.478 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open of $0.67, beating estimates for $0.637.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open of $0.53, beating estimates calling for $0.516.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 2/3/2016 before the market open of $0.93, beating estimates for $0.913.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 after the market close.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 2/10/2016 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is up +1.15% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Jan non-farm payrolls expected +190,000, Dec +292,000. Jan private payrolls expected +180,000, Dec +275,000. Jan manufacturing payrolls expected -2,000, Dec +8,000. Jan unemployment rate expected unch at 5.0%, Dec unch at 5.0%.

0830 ET Jan avg hourly earnings expected +0.3% m/m and +2.2% y/y, Dec unch m/m and +2.5% y/y. Jan avg weekly hours all employees expected unch at 34.5 hours.

0830 ET Dec trade balance expected -$43.20 billion, Nov -$42.37 billion.

1500 ET Dec consumer credit expected +$16.0 billion, Nov +$13.951 billion.

The Dow Market Happenings For Thursday, February 4, 2016

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs.Dow stock 52 week lows include Goldman Sachs (GS).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -59 points.

Wednesday the Dow was up +183.12 (+1.13%) at 16,336.66.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -6.25%.

There were 21 Dow stock up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by Dupont (DD) +5.22% and Exxon Mobil (XOM) +4.59%.

The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by McDonald’s (MCD) -2.00% and Microsoft (MSFT) -1.58%.

Cisco (CSCO +1.18%) slid nearly 1% in after-hours trading after it said it will acquire Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion in cash and assumed equity awards.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down a penny at $1.773 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 before the market open of $1.32, better than consensus of $1.261.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 after the market close of $0.74, beating estimates of $0.63 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 before the market open of $1.40, beating estimates of $1.37 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 after the market close of $4.84, beating estimates of $4.755 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/20/2015 before the market open of $1.27, missing estimates calling for $3.79 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 after the market of $1.23, beating consensus of $1.13 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $2.90, beating estimates calling for $2.70 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $0.89, beating estimates for $0.877 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 1/22/2016 before the market open of $0.31, missing estimates for $0.495 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/25/2016 before the market open of $1.31, beating estimates calling for $1.228 per share.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.66, beating estimates for $1.62 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $3.28, beating estimates for $3.235 per share.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $0.27, beating estimates for $0.259 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.04, beating estimates for $0.98 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 after the market close of $1.44, beating estimates for $1.418 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open.of $1.60, beating estimates for $1.35 per share

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open of$1.53, beating estimates for $1.505 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.78, beating estimates for $0.693.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.69, beating estimates for $0.675.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/28/2016 before the market open of $0.74, beating estimates for $0.694 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 1/29/2016 before the market open of -$0.31, missing estimates calling for $0.478 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open of $0.67, beating estimates for $0.637.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open of $0.53, beating estimates calling for $0.516.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 2/3/2016 before the market open of $0.93, beating estimates for $0.913.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 after the market close.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 2/10/2016 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Intel (INTC)

Intel (INTC) is down -14.83% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0215 ET Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren speaks to the Financial Stability Institute of the Bank for International Settlements in Cape Town on progress addressing Too Big to Fail.

0730 ET Jan Challenger job cuts, Dec -27.6% y/y.

0830 ET Weekly initial unemployment claims expected -1,000 to 277,000, previous -16,000 to 278,000. Weekly continuing claims expected -28,000 to 2.240 million, previous +49,000 to 2.268 million.

0830 ET Q4 non-farm productivity expected -2.0%, Q3 +2.2%. Q4 unit labor costs expected +4.1%, Q3 +1.8%.

0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.

0830 ET Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan speaks on global economic conditions at an event in Dallas, TX.

1000 ET Dec factory orders expected -2.8%, Nov -0.2% and -0.3% ex transportation. Dec capital goods new orders nondefense ex-aircraft & parts, Nov -0.3%.

1700 ET Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester is the guest speaker at an MNI event where she will address questions on Fed economic and monetary policy.

DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include McDonald’s (MCD).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +70 points.

Tuesday the Dow was down -295.64 (-1.80%) at 16,153.54.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -7.30%.

There was 1 Dow stock up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winner Tuesday was Dupont (DD) +5.40%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Goldman Sachs (GS) -4.98%, Chevron (CVX) -4.75%, Boeing (BA) -3.32% and Intel (INTC) -3.31%.

Intel (INTC -3.31%) was upgraded to ‘Neutral’ from ‘Sell’ at Goldman Sachs.

Merck & Co. (MRK -0.67%) reported Q4 EPS of 93 cents, higher than consensus of 91 cents.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down seven-tenths of a cent at $1.783 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 before the market open of $1.32, better than consensus of $1.261.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 after the market close of $0.74, beating estimates of $0.63 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 before the market open of $1.40, beating estimates of $1.37 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 after the market close of $4.84, beating estimates of $4.755 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/20/2015 before the market open of $1.27, missing estimates calling for $3.79 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 after the market of $1.23, beating consensus of $1.13 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $2.90, beating estimates calling for $2.70 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $0.89, beating estimates for $0.877 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 1/22/2016 before the market open of $0.31, missing estimates for $0.495 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/25/2016 before the market open of $1.31, beating estimates calling for $1.228 per share.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.66, beating estimates for $1.62 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $3.28, beating estimates for $3.235 per share.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $0.27, beating estimates for $0.259 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.04, beating estimates for $0.98 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 after the market close of $1.44, beating estimates for $1.418 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open.of $1.60, beating estimates for $1.35 per share

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open of$1.53, beating estimates for $1.505 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.78, beating estimates for $0.693.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.69, beating estimates for $0.675.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/28/2016 before the market open of $0.74, beating estimates for $0.694 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 1/29/2016 before the market open of -$0.31, missing estimates calling for $0.478 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open of $0.67, beating estimates for $0.637.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open of $0.53, beating estimates calling for $0.516.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 2/3/2016 before the market open of $0.93, beating estimates for $0.913.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 after the market close.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 2/10/2016 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

IBM (IBM)

IBM (IBM) is down -10.67% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0700 ET Weekly MBA mortgage applications, previous +8.8% with purchase sub-index +4.6% and refi sub-index +11.2%.

0815 ET Jan ADP employment change expected +193,000, Dec +257,000.

0830 ET Treasury announces amount of 3-year T-notes (previous $24 billion), 10-year T-notes (previous $21 billion) and 30-year T-bonds (previous $13 billion) to be auctioned in the Feb quarterly refunding Feb 9-11.

0945 ET Final-Jan Markit services PMI expected unrevised at 53.7, prelim-Jan -0.6 to 53.7. Revised Jan Markit composite PMI, prelim-Jan -0.3 to 53.7.

1000 ET Jan ISM non-manufacturing index expected -0.7 to 55.1, Dec -0.8 to 55.8.

1030 ET EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report.

The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include McDonald’s (MCD).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -135 points.

Monday the Dow was down -17.12 (-0.10%) at 16,449.18.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -5.60%.

There were 13 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by American Express (AXP) +2.24% and Nike (NKE) +1.85%.

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Exxon Mobil (XOM) -2.00% and General Electric (GE) -1.58%.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down five-tenths of a cent at $1.790 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 before the market open of $1.32, better than consensus of $1.261.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 after the market close of $0.74, beating estimates of $0.63 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 before the market open of $1.40, beating estimates of $1.37 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 after the market close of $4.84, beating estimates of $4.755 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/20/2015 before the market open of $1.27, missing estimates calling for $3.79 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 after the market of $1.23, beating consensus of $1.13 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $2.90, beating estimates calling for $2.70 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $0.89, beating estimates for $0.877 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 1/22/2016 before the market open of $0.31, missing estimates for $0.495 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/25/2016 before the market open of $1.31, beating estimates calling for $1.228 per share.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.66, beating estimates for $1.62 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $3.28, beating estimates for $3.235 per share.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $0.27, beating estimates for $0.259 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.04, beating estimates for $0.98 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 after the market close of $1.44, beating estimates for $1.418 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open.of $1.60, beating estimates for $1.35 per share

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open of$1.53, beating estimates for $1.505 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.78, beating estimates for $0.693.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.69, beating estimates for $0.675.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/28/2016 before the market open of $0.74, beating estimates for $0.694 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 1/29/2016 before the market open of -$0.31, missing estimates calling for $0.478 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reports earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 2/3/2016 before the market open.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 after the market close.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 2/10/2016 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Home Depot (HD)

Home Depot (HD) is down -4.34% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0945 ET Jan New York ISM, Dec +1.3 to 62.0.

1300 ET Kansas City Fed President Esther George speaks about the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy to the Central Exchange.
n/a Jan total vehicle sales expected 17.30 million, Dec 17.22 million. Jan domestic vehicle sales expected 13.70 million, Dec 13.46 million.

The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, January 29, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include McDonald’s (MCD).Dow stock 52 week lows include American Express (AXP).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +21 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +125.10 (+0.79%) at 16,069.64.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -7.78%.

There were 22 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) +4.73% and Chevron (CVX) +3.16%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by American Express (AXP)-3.01% and Merck (MRK) -2.32%.

Microsoft (MSFT +1.64%) is up over 3% in premarket trading after it reported Q2 adjusted EPS of 78 cents, above consensus of 71 cents.

Visa (V -2.23%) gained over 2% in after-hours trading after it reported Q1 adjusted EPS of 69 cents, higher than consensus of 68 cents.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher..

The national average price of gasoline is down nine-tenths of a cent at $1.813 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 before the market open of $1.32, better than consensus of $1.261.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 after the market close of $0.74, beating estimates of $0.63 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 before the market open of $1.40, beating estimates of $1.37 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 after the market close of $4.84, beating estimates of $4.755 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/20/2015 before the market open of $1.27, missing estimates calling for $3.79 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 after the market of $1.23, beating consensus of $1.13 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $2.90, beating estimates calling for $2.70 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $0.89, beating estimates for $0.877 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 1/22/2016 before the market open of $0.31, missing estimates for $0.495 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/25/2016 before the market open of $1.31, beating estimates calling for $1.228 per share.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.66, beating estimates for $1.62 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $3.28, beating estimates for $3.235 per share.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $0.27, beating estimates for $0.259 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.04, beating estimates for $0.98 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 after the market close of $1.44, beating estimates for $1.418 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open.of $1.60, beating estimates for $1.35 per share

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open of$1.53, beating estimates for $1.505 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.78, beating estimates for $0.693.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.69, beating estimates for $0.675.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/28/2016 before the market open of $0.74, beating estimates for $0.694 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 1/29/2016 before the market open of -$0.31, missing estimates calling for $0.478 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reports earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 2/3/2016 before the market open.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 after the market close.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 2/10/2016 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

General Electric (GE)

General Electric (GE) is down -9.44% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Q4 GDP expected +0.8% (q/q annualized), Q3 +2.0%. Q4 personal consumption expected +1.8%, Q3 +3.0%. Q4 GDP price index expected +0.8%, Q3 +1.3%. Q4 core PCE deflator expected +1.2% q/q, Q3 +1.4% q/q.

0830 ET Q4 employment cost index expected +0.6%, Q3 +0.6%.

0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.

0900 ET Jan Milwaukee ISM expected +1.47 to 50.00, Dec +3.19 to 48.53.

0945 ET Jan Chicago PMI expected +2.4 to 45.3, Dec -5.8 to 42.9.

1000 ET University of Michigan final-Jan U.S. consumer sentiment index expected -0.3 to 93.0, prelim-Jan +0.7 to 93.3.

1500 ET USDA bi-annual Cattle inventory.

1530 ET San Francisco Fed President John Williams speaks at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.