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

Stocks decline led by decline in mid cap and utilities sector stocks, while 10-year treasury yields decrease, dollar weakens, and crude oil gains

Sep 16, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Stocks Slump, Treasuries Gain, Commodities Decline, Dollar Weakens - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks fell by 1.1% today fueled by a 1.4% decline in mid cap stocks and a 2.6% decline in utilities stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently down 17.3% year-to-date, and down 11.7% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently down 13.6% year-to-date, and down 9.4% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities fell 0.2% with gold rising 0.5%, crude oil rising 0.2% and copper rising 2.1%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 3.41%, while the dollar remained level against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds fell by 0.2%, and high yield bonds rose by 0.3%.


  • The S&P 500 Index declined 1.1%.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.5%.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 1.4%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index declined 0.7%.
  • The Volatility Index rose 4.2%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, declined 0.6%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, declined 1.4%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, declined 0.7%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY-1.1%-17.3%-11.7%+18.0%+69.9%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA-0.54%-13.6%-9.4%+14.6%+54.0%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ-1.4%-25.2%-22.5%+5.5%+88.7%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ-0.66%-26.7%-22.7%+5.3%+106.2%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX+4.2%+3.3%-24.7%-80.9%-29.8%
S&P Large CapOEF-0.64%-18.7%-13.1%+14.5%+72.6%
S&P Mid CapIJH-1.4%-14.1%-9.4%+30.4%+47.8%
S&P Small CapIJR-0.70%-17.0%-12.5%+34.1%+42.9%


  • Stocks in the Health Care sector rose the most with a 0.7% gain.
  • Stocks in the Utilities sector fell the most with a 2.6% decline.
  • With a 120.5% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 16.2% decline, stocks in the Telecom sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Health CareIYH+0.67%-10.5%-5.9%+19.4%+63.8%
Real EstateIYR-0.076%-20.5%-13.1%+13.6%+28.1%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY-0.51%-22.0%-13.0%+8.2%+86.4%
Consumer StaplesXLP-0.84%-7.3%+0.6%+14.4%+45.5%


  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries increased by 3 basis points to 3.95% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries increased by 2 basis points to 3.6% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries decreased by 1 basis point to 3.41% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries decreased by 4 basis points to 3.47% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS13.95%+0.03%
5-year TreasuriesDGS53.6%+0.02%
10-year TreasuriesDGS103.41%-0.01%
30-year TreasuriesDGS303.47%-0.04%


  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index fell by 0.2%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index rose by 0.3%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index fell by 0.5%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD-0.23%-17.5%-18.9%-17.1%+2.2%
High YieldHYG+0.34%-12.2%-12.2%-4.7%+5.9%
Emerging MarketsEMB-0.53%-20.0%-21.9%-19.3%-10.0%


  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, declined by 0.2%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose by 0.2%.
  • Brent crude oil rose by 0.7%.
  • Gold rose by 0.5%.
  • Copper rose by 2.1%.
  • Silver rose by 2.0%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG-0.19%+25.2%+29.7%+101.9%+44.9%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB0.0%+20.5%+20.0%+69.6%+52.5%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO+0.25%+19.6%+22.6%+131.4%+93.0%
Brent Crude OilBNO+0.73%+37.2%+45.5%+175.8%+94.0%


  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, stayed level to $29.4 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 0.2% to $1.
  • The British pound weakened by 0.3% to $1.14.
  • The Japanese yen weakened by 0.3% to 142.94 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$29.400.0%


  • Bitcoin rose by 0.0% to $19747.76 today.
  • Ethereum declined by 2.7% to $1437.7 today.
  • Tether rose by 0.1% to $0.999983795893069 today.
  • XRP rose by 8.5% to $0.35 today.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$19747.76+0.0%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$1437.70-2.7%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00+0.1%

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