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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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Daily Market Comment

Daily Market Recap -


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



U.S. major stock indices finished Wednesday's session higher following the Federal Open Market Committee's statement which indicated that the Fed will leave benchmark interest rates near zero. As markets closed, crude oil and natural gas were trading higher on the day, while gold was trading lower. Tomorrow, we expect the weekly jobless claims and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reports to be released.

The Dow rose 121 points, ending the session at 17751 as Boeing Co. and Home Depot Inc. led the advance. The NASDAQ gained 22 points to end at 5111, the S&P 500 took on 15 points to end at 2108, the Dow Utility Index grew a point to finish at 575, and the Dow Transports gained 142 points, finishing the session at 8420. The Russell 2000 expanded 5 points and closed at 1230.

On the New York Stock Exchange 880 million shares exchanged hands, while 457 million shares exchanged hands on the NASDAQ. There were about 3 advancers for every decliner on the New York Stock Exchange, while there were about 5 advancers for every 4 decliners on the NASDAQ. Bond markets were mostly lower. Recent yields were 0.04 percent for the 3-month bill, 1.61 percent for the 5-year note, 2.28 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.

After falling for 5 straight days, the major U.S. indices rebounded Tuesday. Earnings reports were mostly upbeat and while Chinese stocks continued to decline, their fall tapered slightly. After consistent declines, the Energy sector made gains. Companies UPS, Pfizer, Twitter, and Ford each reported earnings that exceeded estimates, while DuPont reported disappointing revenues and reduced its dividend. The July Federal Open Market Committee meetings will conclude tomorrow with a statement from Janet Yellen. Facebook will report earnings tomorrow along with Humana and Samsung. The price for Sweet Crude Oil for August delivery increased by $0.32 to $47.71 per barrel.

The Dow gained 189 points to 17,630 while the NASDAQ rose 49 points to 5,089. The S&P 500 added 25 points to 2,093. The small caps of the Russell 2000 picked up 9 points to 1,224 and the Dow Transports soared 218 points to 8,278. The Dow Utility index moved 2 points higher to 573.

Volume on the New York Stock Exchange totaled 930 million shares while 500 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. There were almost 3 winners for every loser on the New York Stock Exchange and there were almost 2 winners for every loser on the NASDAQ. U.S. Treasury securities moved lower among long-dated issues.

Clients with questions concerning this Afternoon Comment are advised to contact Tommy Rorke at: 1-800-444-1854 x8687. Members of the media are advised to contact Gary England at 1-800-444-1854 x1738 or (502) 588-1738.

The major U.S. indices mostly moved lower as investors prepare for this week's earnings. Pressure from a dive in the Shanghai may have also caused stocks to move lower today. China¿s Shanghai Composite Index fell nearly 8.5% on Monday. The Dow closed at its lowest level since February 2 of this year. The July Federal Open Market Committee meeting will begin tomorrow with a statement from chairwoman Yellen coming on Wednesday. Tomorrow's earnings lineup includes Pfizer, UBS, Twitter, Ford, and BP. The price for Sweet Crude Oil for August delivery decreased by $1.11 to $47.03 per ounce.

The Dow dropped 128 points to 17,441 while the NASDAQ fell 49 points to 5040 and the S&P 500 moved 12 points lower to 2068. The small caps of the Russell 2000 dropped 11 points to 1215. The Dow Transports lost 13 points to 8060 and the Dow Utility Index moved 8 points higher to 571.

Volume totaled 922 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange while 476 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. There was about 2.7 losers for every winner on the New York Stock Exchange. There was roughly 2.5 losers for every winner on the NASDAQ. U.S. Treasury securities moved slightly higher among long-dated issues.

Clients with questions concerning this Afternoon Comment are advised to contact Joe Burkland at: 1-800-444-1854 x8633 or (502) 588-8633. Members of the media are advised to contact Gary England at 1-800-444-1854 x1738 or (502) 588-1738.

After a small amount of gains early in the day, the major US indices declined for the fourth day in a row. Recent reports from Amazon, Starbucks and AT&T showed that each company exceeded expectations for earnings; however, both the NASDAQ and S&P 500 still finished with their worst week since March. Commodities continued to stand out, dropping further into the negative. The fall in oil prices persisted, as sweet crude for September delivery fell $0.26 to $48.19 per barrel.

The Dow sank 163 points to 17,568 while the NASDAQ lost 57 points to hit 5,088. The S&P 500 fell by 22 points to 2,079. The small caps of the Russell 2000 dropped 18 points to 1,226. The Dow Transports trended down by 54 points to 8,072 and the Dow Utility Index crept up by half a point to 562.

Trading volume totaled 891 million on the New York Stock exchange while 500 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. There were almost 3 losers for every winner on the New York Stock Exchange while there were a bit more than 3 losers for every winner on the NASDAQ. U.S. Treasury yields held lower among mid and long-dated issues.

Clients with questions concerning this Afternoon Comment are advised to contact Tommy Rorke at: 1-800-444-1854 x8687. Members of the media are advised to contact Gary England at 1-800-444-1854 x1738 or (502) 588-1738.

The major moved to the downside for a third straight session amid mixed earnings news. Dow component's Caterpillar and 3M posted disappointing results while General Motors and Sandisk topped expectations. In economic news, weekly jobless claims fell 26,000 to 255,000, its lowest level since 1973. The improvement in employment data promoted some onlookers to anticipate a near-term interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Several money-center banks inked 52-week highs before selling off in the broad market decline. Oil prices continued to plunge with sweet crude for September delivery falling 40 cents to $48.79 per barrel. Amazon and AT&T report earnings after the market close today.

The Dow fell 119 further to 17,731 while the tech-laden NASDAQ dropped 25 points to 5146. The S&P 500 retreated 12 points to 2102. The small caps of the Russell 2000 drifted 13 points lower to 1244. The Dow Transports sank 170 points 8127. The Dow Utility Index unwound 8 points to 562.

Trading volume totaled 857 million on the New York stock exchange while 463 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. There were more than two times as many losers versus winners on both the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. U.S. Treasury securities moved higher 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.
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