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

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

Sep 15, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Commodities Decline, Stocks Slump, Treasuries Fall, Dollar Strengthens - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks remained level today fueled by a 1.3% decline in large cap stocks and a 2.6% decline in energy stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently down 16.3% year-to-date, and down 9.9% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently down 13.1% year-to-date, and down 8.3% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities fell 3.3% with gold falling 1.9%, crude oil falling 4.0% and copper falling 1.1%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 3.42%, while the dollar strengthened by 0.1% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds fell 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 1.3%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index declined 1.7%.
  • The Volatility Index stayed level.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, declined 1.3%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, declined 0.6%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, declined 0.9%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY0.0%-16.3%-9.9%+20.0%+72.1%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA0.0%-13.1%-8.3%+15.3%+55.3%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ-1.3%-24.2%-20.9%+8.4%+91.6%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ-1.7%-25.5%-20.8%+8.6%+110.4%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX0.0%+3.0%-27.9%-81.0%-30.0%
S&P Large CapOEF-1.3%-17.7%-11.3%+16.7%+75.0%
S&P Mid CapIJH-0.60%-13.6%-7.8%+31.3%+49.1%
S&P Small CapIJR-0.86%-16.3%-10.8%+35.3%+44.9%


  • Stocks in the Consumer Discretionary sector rose the most with a stayed level.
  • Stocks in the Energy sector fell the most with a 2.6% decline.
  • With a 126.4% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 14.1% decline, stocks in the Telecom sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY0.0%-21.6%-12.0%+9.7%+86.8%
Health CareIYH0.0%-11.0%-6.2%+19.0%+62.3%
Consumer StaplesXLP0.0%-6.5%+1.8%+15.2%+46.9%
Real EstateIYR-1.8%-19.1%-11.2%+17.1%+31.1%


  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries increased by 22 basis points to 3.92% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries increased by 11 basis points to 3.58% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries increased by 5 basis points to 3.42% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries decreased by 2 basis points to 3.51% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS13.92%+0.22%
5-year TreasuriesDGS53.58%+0.11%
10-year TreasuriesDGS103.42%+0.05%
30-year TreasuriesDGS303.51%-0.02%


  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index fell 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 fell by 0.0%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD-0.48%-17.1%-18.6%-16.6%+2.8%
High YieldHYG-0.63%-11.7%-11.5%-3.9%+6.7%
Emerging MarketsEMB-0.047%-19.9%-21.9%-19.1%-9.8%


  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, declined by 3.3%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil declined by 4.0%.
  • Brent crude oil declined by 3.6%.
  • Gold declined by 1.9%.
  • Copper declined by 1.1%.
  • Silver declined by 2.1%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG-3.3%+29.5%+37.0%+110.4%+50.6%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB0.0%+24.4%+26.2%+75.1%+57.5%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO-4.0%+24.5%+31.4%+145.6%+102.6%
Brent Crude OilBNO-3.6%+42.2%+54.8%+192.7%+102.5%


  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, strengthened by 0.1% to $29.4 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 0.1% to $1.
  • The British pound weakened by 0.7% to $1.15.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 0.2% to 143.37 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$29.40+0.1%


  • Bitcoin declined by 2.8% to $19742.52 today.
  • Ethereum declined by 10.2% to $1477.63 today.
  • Tether rose by 0.0% to $0.9994664117863257 today.
  • XRP declined by 5.0% to $0.33 today.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$19742.52-2.8%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$1477.63-10.2%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00+0.0%

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