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

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

Mar 19, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Stocks Slump, Treasuries Fall, Dollar Strengthens, Commodities Rise - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks remained level today fueled by a 0.2% decline in large cap stocks and a 1.2% decline in real estate stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently up 4.7% year-to-date, and up 66.2% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 8.0% year-to-date, and up 68.6% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities climbed 2.5% with gold rising 0.5%, crude oil rising 2.8% and copper rising 0.7%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 1.63%, while the dollar strengthened by 0.0% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds rose by 0.1%, and high yield bonds rose by 0.4%.

Stocks

  • The S&P 500 Index stayed level.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.5%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index rose 0.5%.
  • The Volatility Index declined 3.9%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, declined 0.2%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, declined 0.0%.
  • 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 500SPY0.0%+4.7%+66.2%+43.3%+109.9%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA0.0%+8.0%+68.6%+32.4%+108.8%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ+0.50%+1.5%+87.0%+73.1%+186.4%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ+0.52%-0.5%+78.0%+77.2%+202.8%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX-3.9%-20.8%-80.7%-53.6%-51.2%
S&P Large CapOEF-0.19%+3.4%+60.8%+45.8%+113.6%
S&P Mid CapIJH-0.046%+13.6%+109.9%+40.6%+96.7%
S&P Small CapIJR+0.22%+20.9%+124.7%+45.2%+112.7%

Sectors

  • Stocks in the Consumer Discretionary sector rose the most with a 0.6% gain.
  • Stocks in the Real Estate sector fell the most with a 1.2% decline.
  • With a 233.9% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 14.7% 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+0.60%+2.9%+91.3%+51.3%+125.7%
Health CareIYH+0.49%+1.0%+43.4%+30.4%+91.4%
TechnologyIYW+0.48%+0.6%+83.6%+83.0%+233.9%
EnergyIYE+0.19%+30.0%+117.3%-22.5%-14.7%
UtilitiesIDU+0.16%-0.6%+16.2%+9.9%+45.0%
Consumer StaplesXLP0.0%-1.9%+22.0%+26.9%+43.2%
FinancialsIYF0.0%+13.7%+72.1%+29.2%+93.8%
IndustrialsIYJ0.0%+7.6%-7.7%-31.0%-0.3%
MaterialsIYM0.0%+10.3%+101.7%+40.3%+82.7%
TelecomIYZ-0.093%+6.5%+30.5%+8.0%+10.5%
Real EstateIYR-1.2%+6.4%+46.5%+12.6%+39.7%

Bonds

  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries decreased by 43 basis points to 0.07% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries increased by 30 basis points to 0.8% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries increased by 112.99999999999999 basis points to 1.63% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries increased by 192 basis points to 2.42% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS10.07%-0.43%
5-year TreasuriesDGS50.8%+0.3%
10-year TreasuriesDGS101.63%+1.13%
30-year TreasuriesDGS302.42%+1.92%

Credit

  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index rose by 0.1%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index rose by 0.4%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index rose by 0.2%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD+0.15%-6.6%+19.3%+16.4%+27.3%
High YieldHYG+0.38%-1.1%+23.4%+10.5%+33.9%
Emerging MarketsEMB+0.24%-5.4%+32.2%+8.4%+24.7%

Commodities

  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, rose by 2.5%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose by 2.8%.
  • Brent crude oil rose by 3.0%.
  • Gold rose by 0.5%.
  • Copper rose by 0.7%.
  • Silver rose by 0.9%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG+2.5%+12.4%+47.0%-13.3%-3.1%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB+1.3%+7.4%+29.0%+5.6%+5.6%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO+2.8%+24.6%+92.3%+1.7%+36.2%
Brent Crude OilBNO+3.0%+22.5%+77.1%-17.4%+22.9%
GoldIAU+0.48%-8.8%+15.9%+32.5%+36.6%
CopperCPER+0.68%+15.3%+85.6%+37.4%+63.4%
SilverSLV+0.87%-1.9%+115.0%+67.5%+60.3%

Currencies

  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, strengthened by 0.0% to $24.78 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 19.0% to $1.19.
  • The British pound strengthened by 38.7% to $1.39.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 8.9% to 108.89 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$24.78+0.0%
EUR-USDEURUSD$1.19+19.0%
GBP-USDGBPUSD$1.39+38.7%
USD-JPYUSDJPY108.89¥+8.9%

Cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin declined by NaN% to $58547.54 today.
  • Ethereum declined by NaN% to $1823.09.
  • Tether declined by NaN% to $1.000391117247177.
  • XRP declined by NaN% to $0.47.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$58547.54NaN%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$1823.09NaN%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00NaN%
XRP USDXRPUSD$0.47NaN%

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