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Evansville



110 Main Street
P.O. Box 98
Evansville, IN 47708

888-426-1481

Alan H. Newman, CWA®
Senior Vice President
Regional Manager
Phone: 812/426-1481
ANewman@hilliard.com

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When you partner with Hilliard Lyons, you have the comfort of knowing that your Financial Consultant will guide you toward a portfolio appropriate for you. The experience of your Hilliard Lyons Financial Consultant will keep you focused on long-term goals, regardless of which way the market is moving at the moment.

Hilliard Lyons' Financial Consultants do not take a packaged approach to investing. They are committed to finding the most appropriate investments for you. Toward this end, we encourage you to ask questions of our Financial Consultants and to field questions from them. They are trained to raise issues that may not be obvious on the surface. We invite you to call or email us today to find out how we can help you accomplish your financial objectives.

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To collectively provide comprehensive professional advice, solutions, and services designed  to help build, manage, and transfer wealth over time and across generations.

 

Methodology:
-We must remain open to possibilities and committed to excellence, never losing sight of our uncompromising integrity.

-We must embrace change to ensure we continue to provide our clients the highest quality wealth management services in a rapidly changing environment.

-With a focus on each client relationship, we will attend to unique hopes, fears, dreams, and aspirations.
Daily Market Comment

Daily Market Recap -


Updated Each Business Day at Approximately 4:30 pm ET.



Major Stock indices were higher Thursday following a two day losing streak as investors were optimistic on European stimulus measures ahead of tomorrow's February jobs report. Economist polled by The Wall Street Journal expect that U.S. employers added 240,000 jobs in February. The unemployment rate is expected to dip slightly lower to 5.6%. As markets closed, crude oil was lower while natural gas and gold were higher on the day. Tomorrow, in addition to the jobs report, we expect the producer price index and consumer sentiment reports to be released.

The Dow gained 38 points, ending the session at 18135 as International Business Machines and Coca Cola Co. led the advance. The NASDAQ added 15 points to end the session at 4982, the S&P 500 took on 2 points to close at 2101, the Dow Utility Index added 4 points to finish at 588, and the Dow Transports fell 13 points, closing the day at 9003. Small caps of the Russell 2000 grew 3 points and closed at 1234.

On the New York Stock Exchange 686 million shares exchanged hands while 433 million shares exchanged hands on the NASDAQ. There were about 5 advancers for every 4 decliners on the New York Stock Exchange while there were about 10 advancers for every 7 decliners on the NASDAQ. Bond markets were mostly higher. Recent yields were 0.00 percent for the 3-month bill, 1.57 percent for the 5-year note, 2.11 percent for the 10-year note and 2.72 percent for the 30-year bond.

Clients with questions concerning this Afternoon Comment are advised to contact Jeremy Roane at: 1-800-444-1854 x8688 or (502) 588-8688. Members of the media are advised to contact Gary England at 1-800-444-1854 x1738 or (502) 588-1738.

Major Stock indices were lower Wednesday, as the Dow Industrials and S&P 500 fell to their lowest levels since mid-February. Nine of the ten S&P 500 sectors were trading lower, with Healthcare, up 0.3%, being the only sector up on the day. Telecommunications, down 1.3%, was the worst performing sector. As markets closed, crude oil and natural gas were higher, while gold was lower on the day. Tomorrow we expect the weekly jobless claims, productivity, unit labor costs, and factory orders reports to be released.

The Dow fell 106 points, ending the session at 18096 as Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and International Business Machines led the decline. The NASDAQ lost 12 points to end the session at 4967, the S&P 500 shed 9 points to close at 2098, the Dow Utility Index fell 3 points to finish at 584, and the Dow Transports dropped 41 points, closing the day at 9017. Small caps of the Russell 2000 fell 4 points and closed at 1230.

On the New York Stock Exchange 722 million shares exchanged hands while 451 million shares exchanged hands on the NASDAQ. There were about 3 decliners for every 2 advancers on the New York Stock Exchange while there were also about 3 decliners for every 2 advancers on the NASDAQ. Bond markets were flat. Recent yields were 0.01 percent for the 3-month bill, 1.60 percent for the 5-year note, 2.12 percent for the 10-year note and 2.72 percent for the 30-year bond.

Clients with questions concerning this Afternoon Comment are advised to contact Jeremy Roane at: 1-800-444-1854 x8688 or (502) 588-8688. Members of the media are advised to contact Gary England at 1-800-444-1854 x1738 or (502) 588-1738.

The major indices fell from record highs struck yesterday. Weaker than expected auto sales gave investors an excuse to take profits. Auto sales declined to their slowest pace in 10 months in February. However, most onlookers blamed the decline on poor weather conditions. Oil prices rose $1.08 to $50.66 per barrel. Private sector employment, the Fed Beige Book report and the Institute of Supply Management Services data are due out tomorrow.

The Dow Jones Industrials gave back 85 points to 18,203. The S&P 500 shed 9 points to 2107. The NASDAQ retreated 28 points to 4979. The small caps of the Russell 2000 lost 7 points to 1234. The Dow Transports surrendered 44 points to 9058. The Dow Utility Index gained almost 4 points to 583.

Volume totaled 743 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange while 501 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. There were 3 stocks lower for every 2 higher on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, there were almost twice as many losers compared to winners. US Treasury securities moved lower across the board.

Clients with questions concerning this Afternoon Comment are advised to contact Dendra Lambert at: 1-800-444-1854 x1239 or (502) 588-1239. Members of the media are advised to contact Gary England at 1-800-444-1854 x1738 or (502) 588-1738.

The major indices rallied, pushing the NASDAQ above the 5,000 mark. It was the first time in nearly 15 years that the tech-laden index had closed above 5,000. The Dow and Russell 2000 inked fresh all-time highs during the session as well. The gains came despite mostly weaker U.S. Economic data. Personal incomes rose 0.3 percent in January and consumer spending fell 0.2 percent. February's purchasing managers index rose to 52.9 percent. Construction spending fell by a much larger than expected 1.1 percent January. In other news, China's central bank unexpectedly cut its one-year deposit rate and one-year loan rate amid deflation worries.

The Dow Jones Industrials surged 155 points to 18,288. The S&P 500 gained 12 points to 2117. The NASDAQ climbed 44 points to 5008. The small caps of the Russell 2000 advanced 9 points to 1242. The Dow Transports added 78 points to 9102. The Dow Utility Index shed 10 points to 583.

Volume totaled 755 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange while 488 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. Winners exceeded losers by a 3 to 2 margin on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, there were nearly twice as many winners compared to losers. US Treasury securities moved lower among mid and long-dated issues.

Clients with questions concerning this Afternoon Comment are advised to contact Dendra Lambert at: 1-800-444-1854 x1239 or (502) 588-1239. Members of the media are advised to contact Gary England at 1-800-444-1854 x1738 or (502) 588-1738.

The major indices closed lower as fourth quarter gross domestic product is revised down to 2.2 percent from 2.6 percent in its previous reading. The NASDAQ and Russell 2000 inked new highs before succumbing to selling pressure. In other economic news, Chicago's purchasing manager's index fell to 45.8 in February. Consumer sentiment rose to a higher than expected 95.4 for February. Oil prices reversed course, rising $1.15 to $49.34 per barrel.

The Dow Jones Industrials subtracted 81 points to 18,132. The S&P 500 shed 6 points to 2104. The NASDAQ retreated 24 points to 4963. The small caps of the Russell 2000 lost 5 points to 1233. The Dow Transports dropped 57 points to 9024. The Dow Utility Index inched fractionally higher to 594.

Volume totaled 864 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange while 508 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. Winners narrowly beat losers on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, decliners exceeded advancers by a 3 to 2 margin. US Treasury securities moved higher across the board. Have a good weekend!

Clients with questions concerning this Afternoon Comment are advised to contact Dendra Lambert at: 1-800-444-1854 x1239 or (502) 588-1239. Members of the media are advised to contact Gary England at 1-800-444-1854 x1738 or (502) 588-1738.
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