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

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

Jan 11, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Commodities Rise, Treasuries Fall, Stocks Slump, Dollar Weakens - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks remained level today fueled by a 0.3% increase in small cap stocks and a 1.5% decline in utilities stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently down 2.0% year-to-date, and up 23.7% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently down 0.7% year-to-date, and up 18.0% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities climbed 1.9% with gold rising 1.6%, crude oil rising 2.0% and copper rising 0.5%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 1.76%, while the dollar weakened by 0.2% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds rose by 0.2%, and high yield bonds rose by 0.5%.

Stocks

  • The S&P 500 Index stayed level.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 1.2%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index rose 1.5%.
  • The Volatility Index declined 5.3%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, rose 0.8%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, rose 0.5%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, rose 0.3%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY0.0%-2.0%+23.7%+47.5%+124.6%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA0.0%-0.7%+18.0%+30.1%+101.8%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ+1.2%-4.3%+14.4%+65.4%+181.6%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ+1.5%-4.5%+19.7%+76.1%+221.9%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX-5.3%-0.3%-71.8%-67.3%-32.2%
S&P Large CapOEF+0.76%-1.7%+24.9%+51.0%+133.0%
S&P Mid CapIJH+0.53%-2.1%+16.5%+38.8%+77.5%
S&P Small CapIJR+0.32%-1.6%+17.2%+39.4%+75.1%

Sectors

  • Stocks in the Energy sector rose the most with a 3.0% gain.
  • Stocks in the Utilities sector fell the most with a 1.5% decline.
  • With a 265.5% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 6.5% decline, stocks in the Energy sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
EnergyIYE+3.0%+8.7%+52.7%+10.0%-6.5%
Health CareIYH+1.7%-4.3%+14.2%+34.6%+104.4%
TechnologyIYW+1.7%-5.2%+27.0%+82.2%+265.5%
TelecomIYZ+0.95%-1.1%+7.3%+15.0%-1.1%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.35%-3.0%+18.2%+59.6%+151.0%
Consumer StaplesXLP0.0%-0.4%+17.7%+29.2%+71.0%
FinancialsIYF0.0%+4.2%+33.7%+34.8%+91.3%
IndustrialsIYJ0.0%-1.6%+12.8%+33.3%+88.9%
MaterialsIYM0.0%-1.4%+16.0%+50.7%+76.7%
Real EstateIYR-0.25%-5.0%+35.2%+24.3%+65.9%
UtilitiesIDU-1.5%-2.4%+14.6%+12.5%+63.5%

Bonds

  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries decreased by 2 basis points to 0.43% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries increased by 3 basis points to 1.5% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries increased by 3 basis points to 1.76% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries increased by 2 basis points to 2.11% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS10.43%-0.02%
5-year TreasuriesDGS51.5%+0.03%
10-year TreasuriesDGS101.76%+0.03%
30-year TreasuriesDGS302.11%+0.02%

Credit

  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index rose by 0.2%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index rose by 0.5%.
  • 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+0.21%-2.2%-2.5%+5.7%+27.1%
High YieldHYG+0.55%-1.2%+2.1%+6.2%+25.0%
Emerging MarketsEMB+0.20%-2.6%-3.9%+0.0%+18.4%

Commodities

  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, rose by 1.9%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose by 2.0%.
  • Brent crude oil rose by 2.2%.
  • Gold rose by 1.6%.
  • Copper rose by 0.5%.
  • Silver rose by 2.1%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG+1.9%+2.6%+36.2%+9.6%+15.5%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB+1.7%+1.9%+28.5%+26.6%+28.9%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO+2.0%+2.7%+52.5%+34.0%+56.8%
Brent Crude OilBNO+2.2%+3.8%+55.3%+5.3%+46.5%
GoldIAU+1.6%-1.6%-2.9%+14.8%+49.7%
CopperCPER+0.52%-2.2%+16.4%+51.0%+56.2%
SilverSLV+2.1%-3.5%-11.7%+22.9%+30.5%

Currencies

  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, weakened by 0.2% to $25.61 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 0.4% to $1.14.
  • The British pound strengthened by 0.4% to $1.36.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 0.1% to 115.3 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$25.61-0.2%
EUR-USDEURUSD$1.14+0.4%
GBP-USDGBPUSD$1.36+0.4%
USD-JPYUSDJPY115.30¥+0.1%

Cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin rose by 2.5% to $42694.99 today.
  • Ethereum rose by 5.3% to $3234.25 today.
  • Tether declined by 0.1% to $0.9999292707084007 today.
  • XRP rose by 4.2% to $0.77 today.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$42694.99+2.5%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$3234.25+5.3%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00-0.1%
XRP USDTXRPUSDT0.77+4.2%

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