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Martinsville



50 N. Main Street
Martinsville, IN 46151

800-301-0247

Jeff Main, AAMS®
Senior Vice President
Branch Manager
765/349-0247
JMain@hilliard.com

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Daily Market Comment

Daily Market Recap -


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



The Dow Industrial Average continued its winning spree to 11 straight sessions of gains. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ also gained ground. In economic news, new home sales rose to a lower than expected 555,000 level last month. Consumer sentiment fell to a higher than expected 96.3 for February. Sweet crude for April delivery fell 45 cents to 54.01 per barrel.

The Dow Jones Industrials gained 11 points to 20,821. The S&P 500 pushed 3 points higher to 2367. The NASDAQ added 9 points to 5845. The small caps of the Russell 2000 inched fractionally lower to 1394. The Dow Transports climbed 86 points to 9421 while the Dow Utility Index put on 10 points to 699.

Trading volume totaled 934 million on the New York Stock Exchange and 441 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. Winners outpaced losers by a narrow margin on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, winners and losers were evenly matched. U.S. Treasury securities moved again moved higher among mid and long-dated issues. 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 Dow Industrial Average and S&P 500 again surged to new intraday record highs, finishing in positive territory. Meanwhile, the tech-laden NASDAQ and small caps of the Russell 2000 lost ground. Industrials and steel stocks sold off while energy and income stocks gained ground. Sweet crude for April delivery rose 79 cents to $54.38 per barrel.

The Dow Jones Industrials tacked on another 34 points to 20,810. The S&P 500 edged nearly a point higher to 2363. The NASDAQ lost 25 points to 5835. The small caps of the Russell 2000 gave back 9 points to 1394. The Dow Transports erased 112 points to 9335 while the Dow Utility Index added 6 points to 689.

Trading volume totaled 926 million on the New York Stock Exchange and 465 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. Winners exceeded advancers by a narrow margin on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, losers dominated by a 3 to 2 margin. U.S. Treasury securities moved higher 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 Dow inked another new record high but the other indices lost a little ground. Basic materials paced gains while energy lagged. Sweet crude for April delivery fell 43 cents to $53.90 per barrel. In economic news, existing home sales rose to a higher than expected annualized level of 5.69 million in January.

The Dow Jones Industrials gained 32 points to 20,775. The S&P 500 shed 2 points to 2362. The NASDAQ shed 5 points to 5860. The small caps of the Russell 2000 fell 6 points to 1403. The Dow Transports unwound 83 points to 9448 while the Dow Utility Index added 2 points to 682.

Trading volume totaled 824 million on the New York Stock Exchange and 440 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. Losers defeated winners by more than a 4 to 3 margin on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, decliners outpaced advancers by a 3 to 2 margin. U.S. 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.

All four major US indices surged to fresh record highs. The rally was broad-based with financials and consumer staples providing upside leadership. Sweet crude for April delivery rose 57 cents to $54.35 per barrel.

The Dow Jones Industrials jumped 118 points to 20743. The S&P 500 rallied 14 points to 2365. The NASDAQ ascended 27 points to 5865. The small caps of the Russell 2000 ascended 10 points to 1410. The Dow Transports pushed 36 points higher to 9531 while the Dow Utility Index gained 7 points to 679.

Trading volume totaled 876 million on the New York Stock Exchange and 473 million shares were exchanged on the NASDAQ. Winners defeated losers by more than a 2 to 1 margin on the New York Stock Exchange. On the NASDAQ, advancers exceeded decliners by a 4 to 3 margin. U.S. Treasury 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.
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