Dollar Weakens, Stocks Rise, Commodities Decline, Treasuries Gain - U.S Daily Markets Wrap

Stocks rise led by rise in small cap and materials sector stocks, while 10-year treasury yields decrease, dollar weakens, and crude oil declines

Jan 13, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Dollar Weakens, Stocks Rise, Commodities Decline, Treasuries Gain - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks rose by 0.3% today fueled by a 0.1% decline in small cap stocks and a 0.9% increase in materials stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently down 0.8% year-to-date, and up 26.0% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently down 0.1% year-to-date, and up 18.8% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities fell 1.2% with gold falling 0.3%, crude oil falling 0.8% and copper falling 1.3%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 1.75%, while the dollar weakened by 0.0% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds rose by 0.3%, and high yield bonds fell by 0.4%.

Stocks

  • The S&P 500 Index rose 0.3%.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1%.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.1%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index declined 2.4%.
  • The Volatility Index rose 6.3%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, declined 1.7%.
  • 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 0.1%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY+0.27%-0.8%+26.0%+49.3%+127.2%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA+0.11%-0.1%+18.8%+30.8%+102.6%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ-0.051%-2.8%+17.3%+68.1%+186.1%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ-2.4%-2.6%+24.0%+79.5%+227.7%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX+6.3%-4.9%-73.7%-68.8%-35.3%
S&P Large CapOEF-1.7%-0.5%+27.7%+52.9%+135.6%
S&P Mid CapIJH-0.27%-1.5%+15.6%+39.6%+78.9%
S&P Small CapIJR-0.088%-1.3%+15.0%+39.8%+77.0%

Sectors

  • Stocks in the Materials sector rose the most with a 0.9% gain.
  • Stocks in the Health Care sector fell the most with a 2.1% decline.
  • With a 271.0% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 3.6% decline, stocks in the Energy sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
MaterialsIYM+0.87%+1.3%+17.4%+54.7%+80.5%
TechnologyIYW+0.48%-3.5%+30.6%+85.5%+271.0%
UtilitiesIDU+0.37%-2.9%+15.7%+12.0%+60.9%
Consumer StaplesXLP+0.22%-0.5%+19.0%+29.1%+70.7%
FinancialsIYF0.0%+5.3%+34.6%+36.2%+93.7%
IndustrialsIYJ0.0%-0.5%+13.7%+34.7%+90.3%
EnergyIYE0.0%+12.7%+50.5%+14.0%-3.6%
Real EstateIYR-0.32%-4.7%+37.7%+24.8%+66.5%
TelecomIYZ-0.64%-0.6%+7.7%+15.5%+0.4%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY-1.4%-1.4%+20.5%+62.2%+154.8%
Health CareIYH-2.1%-3.8%+15.2%+35.3%+107.6%

Bonds

  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries remained unchanged at 0.46% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries decreased by 2 basis points to 1.51% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries decreased by 3 basis points to 1.75% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries decreased by 3 basis points to 2.08% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS10.46%0%
5-year TreasuriesDGS51.51%-0.02%
10-year TreasuriesDGS101.75%-0.03%
30-year TreasuriesDGS302.08%-0.03%

Credit

  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index rose by 0.3%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index fell by 0.4%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index fell by 0.3%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD+0.32%-2.0%-2.1%+6.0%+27.2%
High YieldHYG-0.36%-0.6%+3.1%+6.8%+25.7%
Emerging MarketsEMB-0.33%-2.6%-2.7%+0.0%+18.0%

Commodities

  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, declined by 1.2%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil declined by 0.8%.
  • Brent crude oil declined by 0.9%.
  • Gold declined by 0.3%.
  • Copper declined by 1.3%.
  • Silver declined by 0.6%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG-1.2%+6.3%+39.6%+13.5%+16.3%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB-1.6%+5.5%+31.2%+31.1%+33.5%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO-0.76%+6.6%+56.3%+39.1%+56.5%
Brent Crude OilBNO-0.93%+8.6%+61.2%+10.1%+46.6%
GoldIAU-0.29%-0.2%-1.7%+16.5%+51.0%
CopperCPER-1.3%+2.4%+23.8%+58.1%+60.8%
SilverSLV-0.56%-0.3%-9.6%+27.0%+34.8%

Currencies

  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, weakened by 0.0% to $25.43 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 0.1% to $1.15.
  • The British pound stayed level to $1.37.
  • The Japanese yen weakened by 0.4% to 114.18 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$25.43-0.0%
EUR-USDEURUSD$1.15+0.1%
GBP-USDGBPUSD$1.370.0%
USD-JPYUSDJPY114.18¥-0.4%

Cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin declined by 2.8% to $42671.87 today.
  • Ethereum declined by 3.5% to $3260.36 today.
  • Tether rose by 0.0% to $1.00057682472993 today.
  • XRP declined by 3.4% to $0.77 today.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$42671.87-2.8%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$3260.36-3.5%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00+0.0%
XRP USDTXRPUSDT0.77-3.4%

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