Commodities Rise, Treasuries Fall, Stocks Slump, Dollar Weakens - U.S Daily Markets Wrap

Stocks decline led by decline in small cap and consumer staples sector stocks, while 10-year treasury yields increase, dollar weakens, and crude oil gains

Jan 12, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Commodities Rise, Treasuries Fall, Stocks Slump, Dollar Weakens - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks remained level today fueled by a 0.4% decline in small cap stocks and a 0.9% decline in consumer staples stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently down 1.1% year-to-date, and up 25.7% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently down 0.2% year-to-date, and up 18.9% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities climbed 1.1% with gold rising 0.2%, crude oil rising 0.8% and copper rising 3.1%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 1.78%, while the dollar weakened by 0.7% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds fell by 0.1%, and high yield bonds rose by 0.2%.

Stocks

  • The S&P 500 Index stayed level.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.4%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index rose 0.4%.
  • The Volatility Index declined 1.1%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, rose 0.3%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, declined 0.3%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, declined 0.4%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY0.0%-1.1%+25.7%+48.9%+126.0%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA0.0%-0.2%+18.9%+30.7%+101.8%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ+0.39%-3.1%+17.3%+67.6%+185.2%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ+0.39%-3.0%+23.3%+78.8%+225.9%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX-1.1%-3.8%-74.3%-68.4%-34.6%
S&P Large CapOEF+0.33%-0.8%+27.1%+52.4%+134.4%
S&P Mid CapIJH-0.32%-1.2%+17.4%+40.0%+78.5%
S&P Small CapIJR-0.40%-0.9%+17.5%+40.4%+75.8%

Sectors

  • Stocks in the Financials sector rose the most with a 0.8% gain.
  • Stocks in the Consumer Staples sector fell the most with a 0.9% decline.
  • With a 267.8% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 4.4% decline, stocks in the Energy sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
FinancialsIYF+0.75%+5.3%+35.2%+36.2%+92.7%
MaterialsIYM+0.27%-0.0%+17.6%+52.8%+77.6%
Real EstateIYR+0.099%-4.8%+37.5%+24.6%+67.1%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY0.0%-2.1%+21.6%+61.2%+152.9%
TechnologyIYW0.0%-4.0%+29.8%+84.6%+267.8%
Health CareIYH0.0%-3.5%+14.4%+35.7%+108.5%
UtilitiesIDU0.0%-3.2%+14.7%+11.5%+60.6%
EnergyIYE0.0%+12.4%+55.2%+13.7%-4.4%
IndustrialsIYJ-0.071%-0.6%+14.4%+34.6%+89.6%
TelecomIYZ-0.43%-0.2%+8.7%+16.0%+0.1%
Consumer StaplesXLP-0.90%-0.5%+18.6%+29.1%+70.5%

Bonds

  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries increased by 3 basis points to 0.46% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries increased by 3 basis points to 1.53% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries increased by 2 basis points to 1.78% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries remained unchanged at 2.11% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS10.46%+0.03%
5-year TreasuriesDGS51.53%+0.03%
10-year TreasuriesDGS101.78%+0.02%
30-year TreasuriesDGS302.11%0%

Credit

  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index fell by 0.1%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index rose by 0.2%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index fell by 0.2%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD-0.069%-1.9%-1.8%+6.0%+27.3%
High YieldHYG+0.16%-0.8%+3.1%+6.7%+25.5%
Emerging MarketsEMB-0.19%-2.4%-3.0%+0.2%+18.5%

Commodities

  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, rose by 1.1%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose by 0.8%.
  • Brent crude oil rose by 1.1%.
  • Gold rose by 0.2%.
  • Copper rose by 3.1%.
  • Silver rose by 1.9%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG+1.1%+5.1%+40.8%+12.3%+16.8%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB+1.6%+3.9%+31.3%+29.0%+31.4%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO+0.84%+5.7%+58.1%+38.0%+57.3%
Brent Crude OilBNO+1.1%+7.4%+62.4%+8.9%+47.3%
GoldIAU+0.20%-0.4%-1.4%+16.2%+51.3%
CopperCPER+3.1%-0.7%+23.0%+53.4%+60.0%
SilverSLV+1.9%-2.1%-9.3%+24.6%+32.6%

Currencies

  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, weakened by 0.7% to $25.44 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 0.6% to $1.14.
  • The British pound strengthened by 0.5% to $1.37.
  • The Japanese yen weakened by 0.5% to 114.67 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$25.44-0.7%
EUR-USDEURUSD$1.14+0.6%
GBP-USDGBPUSD$1.37+0.5%
USD-JPYUSDJPY114.67¥-0.5%

Cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin rose by 2.9% to $43920.51 today.
  • Ethereum rose by 4.5% to $3380.23 today.
  • Tether rose by 0.1% to $1.0004751746312328 today.
  • XRP rose by 4.2% to $0.8 today.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$43920.51+2.9%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$3380.23+4.5%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00+0.1%
XRP USDTXRPUSDT0.80+4.2%

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