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

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

May 11, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Commodities Rise, Dollar Strengthens, Stocks Slump, Treasuries Gain - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks remained level today fueled by a 1.8% decline in large cap stocks and a 4.7% decline in industrials stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently down 15.7% year-to-date, and down 3.3% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently down 11.0% year-to-date, and down 5.9% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities climbed 3.2% with gold rising 0.8%, crude oil rising 4.3% and copper rising 0.9%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 2.99%, while the dollar strengthened by 0.1% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds rose by 0.5%, and high yield bonds fell by 0.6%.


  • The S&P 500 Index stayed level.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 3.2%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index declined 3.0%.
  • The Volatility Index rose 0.8%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, declined 1.8%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, declined 1.7%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, declined 1.7%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY0.0%-15.7%-3.3%+40.5%+81.6%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA0.0%-11.0%-5.9%+37.0%+70.2%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ-3.2%-24.5%-11.4%+30.7%+100.5%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ-3.0%-24.3%-7.2%+35.2%+125.5%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX+0.83%+46.0%-29.5%-80.6%-0.8%
S&P Large CapOEF-1.8%-16.4%-2.4%+39.0%+86.7%
S&P Mid CapIJH-1.7%-15.6%-11.6%+45.6%+47.4%
S&P Small CapIJR-1.7%-16.4%-12.2%+54.5%+46.2%


  • Stocks in the Energy sector rose the most with a 1.8% gain.
  • Stocks in the Industrials sector fell the most with a 4.7% decline.
  • With a 152.9% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 13.8% 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+0.40%-12.0%+0.3%+26.2%+77.7%
Real EstateIYR-0.21%-18.9%-2.8%+30.1%+38.4%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY-0.30%-26.0%-12.9%+30.5%+76.1%
Consumer StaplesXLP-0.69%-0.8%+9.6%+38.0%+58.4%


  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries decreased by 7.000000000000001 basis points to 2.01% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries decreased by 15 basis points to 2.91% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries decreased by 13 basis points to 2.99% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries decreased by 11 basis points to 3.12% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS12.01%-0.07%
5-year TreasuriesDGS52.91%-0.15%
10-year TreasuriesDGS102.99%-0.13%
30-year TreasuriesDGS303.12%-0.11%


  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index rose by 0.5%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index fell by 0.6%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index rose by 0.4%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD+0.47%-15.0%-12.9%-7.6%+8.7%
High YieldHYG-0.60%-9.9%-7.9%+5.4%+11.1%
Emerging MarketsEMB+0.40%-17.2%-17.0%-5.5%-3.1%


  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, rose by 3.2%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose by 4.3%.
  • Brent crude oil rose by 4.8%.
  • Gold rose by 0.8%.
  • Copper rose by 0.9%.
  • Silver rose by 1.6%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG+3.2%+33.5%+47.3%+151.4%+61.1%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB0.0%+27.2%+35.7%+112.3%+61.0%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO+4.3%+28.4%+49.2%+200.0%+115.5%
Brent Crude OilBNO+4.8%+39.9%+68.5%+260.8%+116.9%


  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, strengthened by 0.1% to $27.81 today.
  • The Euro weakened by 0.1% to $1.05.
  • The British pound weakened by 0.7% to $1.22.
  • The Japanese yen weakened by 0.4% to 129.86 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$27.81+0.1%


  • Bitcoin declined by 6.8% to $28886.71 today.
  • Ethereum declined by 11.1% to $2069.93 today.
  • Tether declined by 0.4% to $0.9946994969807827 today.
  • XRP declined by 19.4% to $0.41 today.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$28886.71-6.8%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$2069.93-11.1%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$0.99-0.4%

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