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

Stocks decline led by decline in small cap and materials sector stocks, while 10-year treasury yields increase, dollar strengthens, and crude oil declines

Jun 17, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Dollar Strengthens, Commodities Decline, Stocks Slump, Treasuries Fall - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks remained level today fueled by a 1.8% decline in small cap stocks and a 2.5% decline in materials stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently up 13.3% year-to-date, and up 37.0% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 12.2% year-to-date, and up 31.7% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities fell 2.5% with gold falling 3.1%, crude oil falling 1.7% and copper falling 3.0%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 1.51%, while the dollar strengthened by 0.8% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds rose by 0.6%, and high yield bonds rose by 0.1%.

Stocks

  • The S&P 500 Index stayed level.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 1.0%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index rose 1.3%.
  • The Volatility Index declined 0.6%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, rose 0.3%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, declined 1.6%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, declined 1.8%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY0.0%+13.3%+37.0%+51.3%+122.7%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA0.0%+12.2%+31.7%+35.9%+113.9%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ+0.96%+9.0%+43.2%+82.9%+203.3%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ+1.3%+8.8%+41.3%+89.5%+229.2%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX-0.56%-52.2%-78.3%-70.7%+17.6%
S&P Large CapOEF+0.26%+12.5%+35.8%+55.1%+128.0%
S&P Mid CapIJH-1.6%+18.0%+49.6%+46.2%+96.6%
S&P Small CapIJR-1.8%+24.8%+64.6%+54.3%+111.2%

Sectors

  • Stocks in the Technology sector rose the most with a 1.3% gain.
  • Stocks in the Materials sector fell the most with a 2.5% decline.
  • With a 274.5% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 7.1% decline, stocks in the Energy sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
TechnologyIYW+1.3%+12.0%+44.6%+100.4%+274.5%
Health CareIYH+0.88%+9.3%+25.7%+43.0%+94.4%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.38%+7.4%+34.5%+48.9%+134.9%
UtilitiesIDU+0.37%+5.5%+13.2%+11.5%+47.0%
Real EstateIYR+0.16%+21.3%+26.5%+21.4%+52.6%
Consumer StaplesXLP0.0%+4.0%+20.1%+24.8%+48.0%
FinancialsIYF0.0%+23.3%+43.4%+35.7%+108.3%
IndustrialsIYJ0.0%+13.6%+45.0%+45.7%+108.8%
EnergyIYE0.0%+49.1%+41.7%-2.2%-7.1%
TelecomIYZ-0.36%+12.1%+20.3%+19.7%+14.2%
MaterialsIYM-2.5%+18.4%+50.7%+48.4%+86.9%

Bonds

  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries decreased by 42 basis points to 0.08% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries increased by 28.999999999999996 basis points to 0.79% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries increased by 101 basis points to 1.51% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries increased by 170 basis points to 2.2% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS10.08%-0.42%
5-year TreasuriesDGS50.79%+0.29%
10-year TreasuriesDGS101.51%+1.01%
30-year TreasuriesDGS302.2%+1.7%

Credit

  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index rose by 0.6%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index rose by 0.1%.
  • 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+0.56%-3.0%+1.6%+15.0%+27.5%
High YieldHYG+0.069%+1.5%+9.2%+11.2%+34.5%
Emerging MarketsEMB+0.36%-2.6%+6.2%+8.1%+24.7%

Commodities

  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, declined by 2.5%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil declined by 1.7%.
  • Brent crude oil declined by 1.4%.
  • Gold declined by 3.1%.
  • Copper declined by 3.0%.
  • Silver declined by 4.8%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG-2.5%+28.3%+54.5%+5.3%+4.1%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB-3.6%+20.7%+49.9%+18.6%+18.6%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO-1.7%+49.9%+82.1%+37.6%+50.4%
Brent Crude OilBNO-1.4%+46.7%+77.0%+4.5%+32.7%
GoldIAU-3.1%-4.0%+5.5%+35.7%+40.9%
CopperCPER-3.0%+21.9%+64.1%+61.3%+91.1%
SilverSLV-4.8%+2.8%+55.4%+81.6%+54.9%

Currencies

  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, strengthened by 0.8% to $24.74 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 19.1% to $1.19.
  • The British pound strengthened by 39.3% to $1.39.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 10.3% to 110.27 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$24.74+0.8%
EUR-USDEURUSD$1.19+19.1%
GBP-USDGBPUSD$1.39+39.3%
USD-JPYUSDJPY110.27¥+10.3%

Cryptocurrencies

  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, strengthened by 0.8% to $24.74 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 19.1% to $1.19.
  • The British pound strengthened by 39.3% to $1.39.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 10.3% to 110.27 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$37802.27NaN%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$2347.69NaN%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00NaN%
XRP USDXRPUSD$0.00NaN%

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