Treasuries Fall, Commodities Decline, Stocks Slump, Dollar Strengthens - U.S Daily Markets Wrap

Stocks decline led by decline in large cap and energy sector stocks, while 10-year treasury yields increase, dollar strengthens, and crude oil declines

Mar 30, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Treasuries Fall, Commodities Decline, Stocks Slump, Dollar Strengthens - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks remained level today fueled by a 0.4% decline in large cap stocks and a 0.9% decline in energy stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently up 6.2% year-to-date, and up 58.7% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 8.9% year-to-date, and up 56.3% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities fell 1.6% with gold falling 1.7%, crude oil falling 1.6% and copper falling 1.4%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 1.67%, while the dollar strengthened by 0.4% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds rose by 0.3%, and high yield bonds fell by 0.2%.


  • The S&P 500 Index stayed level.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.5%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index declined 0.6%.
  • The Volatility Index declined 4.3%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, declined 0.4%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, rose 1.2%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, rose 1.4%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY0.0%+6.2%+58.7%+45.3%+112.1%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA0.0%+8.9%+56.3%+33.6%+110.3%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ-0.52%+1.0%+74.3%+72.0%+181.5%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ-0.56%+0.8%+71.6%+78.5%+202.8%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX-4.3%-28.5%-76.3%-59.0%-55.9%
S&P Large CapOEF-0.44%+5.0%+56.7%+48.2%+116.0%
S&P Mid CapIJH+1.2%+12.1%+83.0%+39.7%+92.0%
S&P Small CapIJR+1.4%+16.3%+95.7%+41.7%+102.5%


  • Stocks in the Consumer Discretionary sector rose the most with a 1.0% gain.
  • Stocks in the Energy sector fell the most with a 0.9% decline.
  • With a 234.6% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 11.0% decline, stocks in the Energy sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.98%+2.9%+69.8%+48.4%+123.9%
Consumer StaplesXLP0.0%+3.3%+33.1%+30.4%+49.7%
Real EstateIYR-0.076%+8.4%+34.1%+11.9%+40.2%
Health CareIYH-0.72%+3.1%+41.6%+33.3%+91.9%


  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries decreased by 44 basis points to 0.06% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries increased by 35 basis points to 0.85% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries increased by 117 basis points to 1.67% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries increased by 187 basis points to 2.37% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS10.06%-0.44%
5-year TreasuriesDGS50.85%+0.35%
10-year TreasuriesDGS101.67%+1.17%
30-year TreasuriesDGS302.37%+1.87%


  • 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 0.2%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index rose by 0.0%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD+0.31%-6.0%+8.4%+15.0%+27.4%
High YieldHYG-0.24%+0.3%+18.6%+11.2%+37.7%
Emerging MarketsEMB+0.037%-5.6%+16.0%+7.2%+24.3%


  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, declined by 1.6%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil declined by 1.6%.
  • Brent crude oil declined by 1.5%.
  • Gold declined by 1.7%.
  • Copper declined by 1.4%.
  • Silver declined by 2.8%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG-1.6%+14.9%+47.5%-11.2%+2.1%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB-1.5%+7.9%+36.7%+6.1%+6.1%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO-1.6%+28.2%+75.8%+4.5%+44.8%
Brent Crude OilBNO-1.5%+27.3%+93.9%-14.7%+34.1%


  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, strengthened by 0.4% to $25.14 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 17.2% to $1.17.
  • The British pound strengthened by 37.4% to $1.37.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 10.3% to 110.35 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$25.14+0.4%


  • Bitcoin declined by NaN% to $58880.76 today.
  • Ethereum declined by NaN% to $1845.72.
  • Tether declined by NaN% to $1.0013693821657872.
  • XRP declined by NaN% to $0.57.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$58880.76NaN%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$1845.72NaN%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00NaN%

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