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

Stocks rise led by rise in large cap and industrials sector stocks, while 10-year treasury yields increase, dollar weakens, and crude oil declines

Jul 21, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Dollar Weakens, Stocks Rise, Treasuries Fall, Commodities Decline - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks rose by 1.7% today fueled by a 1.1% increase in large cap stocks and a 5.1% increase in industrials stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently down 16.3% year-to-date, and down 7.1% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently down 11.4% year-to-date, and down 6.0% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities fell 1.9% with gold rising 1.4%, crude oil falling 2.5% and copper falling 0.7%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 3.01%, while the dollar weakened by 0.3% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds rose by 1.4%, and high yield bonds rose by 1.2%.


  • The S&P 500 Index rose 1.7%.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.7%.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.3%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index rose 1.5%.
  • The Volatility Index declined 1.7%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, rose 1.1%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, rose 0.8%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, rose 0.2%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY+1.7%-16.3%-7.1%+25.3%+74.2%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA+0.72%-11.4%-6.0%+23.8%+63.4%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ-0.28%-23.2%-16.8%+12.8%+95.4%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ+1.5%-23.7%-15.2%+14.7%+117.5%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX-1.7%+16.4%-32.5%-81.6%-20.9%
S&P Large CapOEF+1.1%-16.9%-7.8%+23.0%+79.6%
S&P Mid CapIJH+0.79%-14.9%-8.0%+34.3%+44.7%
S&P Small CapIJR+0.22%-14.2%-7.8%+44.8%+46.1%


  • Stocks in the Industrials sector rose the most with a 5.1% gain.
  • Stocks in the Energy sector fell the most with a 1.5% decline.
  • With a 142.1% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 11.2% decline, stocks in the Telecom sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+4.0%-25.5%-14.7%+13.2%+75.9%
Health CareIYH+2.4%-9.7%-2.3%+20.3%+69.1%
Real EstateIYR+0.87%-18.5%-9.7%+24.9%+34.4%
Consumer StaplesXLP+0.30%-5.6%+4.1%+24.2%+49.8%


  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries increased by 268 basis points to 3.18% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries increased by 264 basis points to 3.14% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries increased by 250.99999999999997 basis points to 3.01% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries increased by 267 basis points to 3.17% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS13.18%+2.68%
5-year TreasuriesDGS53.14%+2.64%
10-year TreasuriesDGS103.01%+2.51%
30-year TreasuriesDGS303.17%+2.67%


  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index rose by 1.4%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index rose by 1.2%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index rose by 0.6%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD+1.4%-14.9%-16.0%-15.3%+5.7%
High YieldHYG+1.2%-10.5%-9.2%-1.4%+8.5%
Emerging MarketsEMB+0.59%-20.6%-21.8%-17.9%-8.4%


  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, declined by 1.9%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil declined by 2.5%.
  • Brent crude oil stayed level.
  • Gold rose by 1.4%.
  • Copper declined by 0.7%.
  • Silver rose by 1.2%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG-1.9%+32.1%+45.8%+112.2%+59.5%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB-4.1%+19.8%+27.7%+84.3%+51.6%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO-2.5%+29.5%+45.9%+141.4%+123.8%
Brent Crude OilBNO0.0%+52.7%+78.3%+183.6%+144.1%


  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, weakened by 0.3% to $28.52 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 2.2% to $1.02.
  • The British pound strengthened by 19.9% to $1.2.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 37.5% to 137.52 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$28.52-0.3%


NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$23019.63NaN%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$1573.78NaN%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00NaN%

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