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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
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.



The major indices expanded on yesterday's losses but closed off of their worst levels in the session. Molina Healthcare issued a disappointing earnings forecast. As such, healthcare stocks paced losses. Apple maintained a downward trajectory. The company reported earnings which missed consensus estimates earlier this week. Conversely, today Amazon reported better than expected top and bottom line results. Sweet crude for June delivery edged lower to $46 per barrel.

The Dow Jones Industrials shed another 57 points to 17,773. The S&P 500 traded 10 points lower to 2065. The NASDAQ unwound 29 points to 4775 while the small caps of the Russell 2000 lost 9 points to 1130. The Dow Transports gave up 94 points to 7871 and the Dow Utility added 3 points to 654.

Trading volume totaled 1.2 billion shares on the New York Stock Exchange while 635 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. Losers outpaced winners by a 4 to 3 margin both the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ decliners ousted advancers by a 9 to 5 margin. U.S. 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.

The major indices sank with the Dow posting its biggest point drop in weeks. Apple continued to weigh on the tech-laded NASDAQ. Its stock surrendered another 3 percent after a sharp decline yesterday following its earnings release. Today, billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he had sold his entire stake in the company on concerns about its exposure to China. Investors were also disappointed that the Bank of Japan did not announce fresh stimulus measures. Furthermore, first quarter gross domestic product came in weaker than expected, rising only 0.5 percent versus expectations for a 0.7 percent advance.

The Dow Jones Industrials surrendered 210 points to 17,830. The S&P 500 gave up 19 points to 2075. The NASDAQ declined 57 points to 4805 while the small caps of the Russell 2000 unwound 13 points to 1140. The Dow Transports lost 125 points to 7966 and the Dow Utility subtracted 2 points to 650.

Trading volume totaled more than a billion shares on the New York Stock Exchange while 507 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. Losers exceeded winners by about a 2 to 1 margin on both the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. U.S. 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.

US markets rose cautiously Tuesday, with investors watchful ahead of Apple's after-market Q1 results and the 2-day Federal Reserve Board policy meeting that begins tomorrow. Economists had anticipated durable-goods orders would rise 2 percent (seasonally adjusted) in March but orders came in only up 0.8 percent. The Conference Board reported its consumer confidence index declined in April from 96.2 to 94.2, a sign that perhaps more Americans are warier about the country's economic forecast. Procter & Gamble Q1 results helped restrain the Dow; the consumer staples company said quarterly profits increased 28 percent, though revenue declined 6.9 percent and nearly all of PG's businesses saw lower sales volumes.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 17990.32, up 13.08 points. The NASDAQ composite lost 7.48 points to 4888.31, and the S&P 500 added 3.91 points at 2091.70. The Dow Jones Utility Index gained 1.73 points at 643.35, while the Dow Transports soared 91.12 points at 8081.47. The Russell 2000 small caps ended the session at 1150.38, higher by 12.28 points. 920 million shares were traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the volume on the NASDAQ was 429 million. Advancers bested decliners on the NYSE nearly 4 to 1 and on the NASDAQ 9 to 5.

The lower-than-expected durable-goods orders sent the ICE US Dollar Index down 0.3 percent for the day. June West Texas Intermediate crude rose 3.3 percent or $1.40, settling at $44.04 per barrel, a high for 2016 thus far. Gold for June delivery added 0.3 percent or $3.20 to $1243.40 per ounce. Treasury prices fell and yields rose for the seventh consecutive trading day. Recent Treasury yields were: 0.868 for the 2-year note, 1.398 percent for the 5-year note, 1.935 percent for the 10-year note, and 2.759 percent for the 30-year bond.

-- Clients with questions concerning this Afternoon Comment are advised to contact Amanda Collier at 1-800-444-1854 x8820 or (502) 588-8820. Members of the media are advised to contact Gary England at 1-800-444-1854 x1738 or (502) 588-1738. --

The major indices edged lower amid some weaker than expected earnings news. Investors are also likely standing pat ahead of news later this week from Janet Yellen and company. The Federal Reserve policy statement is due out Wednesday afternoon. Sweet crude for June delivery fell 78 cents to $42.96 per barrel.

The Dow Jones Industrials shed 26 points to 17,977. The S&P 500 gave up 3 points to 2087. The NASDAQ retreated 10 points to 4895 while the small caps of the Russell 2000 lost 8 points to 1138. The Dow Transports receded 95 points to 7990 and the Dow Utility gained 2 points to 641.

Trading volume totaled 883 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange while 385 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. On the New York Stock Exchange, decliners bested advancers by about a 2 to 1 margin. On the NASDAQ, losers were 1.5 times more plentiful than winners. U.S. Treasury securities edged 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.
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