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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

Welcome to Hilliard Lyons

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.

Our Mission

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.



International news kept the US indices in negative terrain but they closed off of their worst levels of the session. The major Chinese indices sold off as much as 6 percent. Also, the deadline for Greece to reach new terms on its debt is approaching. In US economic news, pending home sales rose 3.4 percent in April. Weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rose 7,000 to 282,000.

The Dow shed 36 points to 18,126. The NASDAQ lost 8 points to 5097. The S&P 500 lost 2 points to 2120. The small caps of the Russell 2000 shed a point to 1253. The Dow Transports retreated 76 points to 8367. The Dow Utility Index tacked on a point to 587.

Volume totaled 690 million shares while 415 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. There were about 4 stocks lower for every 3 higher on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, losers were ahead of winners by about a 7 to 6 margin. US Treasury Securities were little changed.

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 recovered some of the ground lost yesterday as Greece appeared to be close to reaching a deal with its international creditors. Technology shares paced gains. Retailers reported divergent earnings news. Tiffany & Company beat consensus estimates while Michael Kors Holdings reported results and guidance which were below expectations.

The Dow climbed 121 points to 18,162. The NASDAQ traded 73 points higher to 5106. The S&P 500 gained 19 points to 2123. The small caps of the Russell 2000 advanced 15 points to 1254. The Dow Transports pushed 93 points higher to 8444. The Dow Utility Index edged nearly 2 points higher to 586.

Volume totaled 721 million shares while 444 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. There were nearly three times as many winners compared to losers on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, advancers doubled decliners. US Treasury Securities were little changed.

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 amid renewed Greek debt concerns, a rising dollar and falling oil prices. Merger news also dominated headlines as Charter Communications said it would acquire Time Warner Cable. Time Warner Cable surged 7 percent on the news. Sweet crude for July delivery fell $1.38 to $58.34 per barrel.

The Dow retreated 190 points to 18,041. The NASDAQ unwound 56 points to 5032. The S&P 500 lost 21 points to 2104. The small caps of the Russell 2000 sank 13 points to 1238. The Dow Transports receded 131 points to 8350. The Dow Utility Index gave up 3 points to 584.

Volume totaled 811 million shares while 467 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. Losers ousted winners by a 4 to 1 margin on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, decliners more than tripled advancers. 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.

U.S. major stock indices traded mostly lower Friday, but were off intraday lows following Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's reiteration that the central bank intends to raise short term rates later this year. As markets closed, crude oil, natural gas, and gold were trading lower on the day. On Monday, markets will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. On Tuesday, we expect durable goods orders, the Case-Shiller home price index, the consumer confidence index and new home sales reports to be released.

The Dow fell 53 points, ending the session at 18232 as Boeing Company and International Business Machines led the decline. The NASDAQ lost a point to end at 5089, the S&P 500 shed 4 points to end at 2126, the Dow Utility Index fell a point to finish at 588, and the Dow Transports lost 68 points, finishing the session at 8482. The Russell 2000 lost 4 points and closed at 1252.

On the New York Stock Exchange 617 million shares exchanged hands, while 378 million shares exchanged hands on the NASDAQ. There were about 2 decliners for every advancer on the New York Stock Exchange, while there were about 4 decliners for every 3 advancers on the NASDAQ. Bond markets were lower. Recent yields were 0.01 percent for the 3-month bill, 1.56 percent for the 5-year note, 2.22 percent for the 10-year note and 2.99 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.
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