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

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

Sep 07, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Dollar Strengthens, Treasuries Fall, Commodities Decline, Stocks Slump - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks fell by 0.0% today fueled by a 1.1% decline in mid cap stocks and a 2.1% decline in utilities stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently up 22.0% year-to-date, and up 34.2% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 17.0% year-to-date, and up 27.9% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities fell 1.4% with gold falling 2.0%, crude oil falling 1.4% and copper falling 1.3%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 1.33%, while the dollar strengthened by 0.5% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds fell by 0.5%, and high yield bonds fell by 0.3%.

Stocks

  • The S&P 500 Index declined 0.0%.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.2%.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.4%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index rose 0.5%.
  • The Volatility Index rose 2.4%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, declined 0.2%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, declined 1.1%.
  • 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 500SPY-0.024%+22.0%+34.2%+57.4%+127.0%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA-0.21%+17.0%+27.9%+37.4%+112.4%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ+0.44%+19.3%+36.3%+92.3%+204.1%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ+0.46%+21.9%+35.3%+101.9%+237.2%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX+2.4%-62.9%-78.4%-74.8%-8.5%
S&P Large CapOEF-0.21%+22.4%+31.5%+62.7%+134.9%
S&P Mid CapIJH-1.1%+20.6%+46.5%+48.0%+88.0%
S&P Small CapIJR-0.91%+23.2%+54.6%+50.8%+92.2%

Sectors

  • Stocks in the Technology sector rose the most with a 0.5% gain.
  • Stocks in the Utilities sector fell the most with a 2.1% decline.
  • With a 283.8% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 21.3% decline, stocks in the Energy sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
TechnologyIYW+0.50%+28.2%+43.1%+114.7%+283.8%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY0.0%+14.5%+25.6%+52.5%+141.2%
Consumer StaplesXLP0.0%+9.3%+14.1%+25.1%+51.9%
Health CareIYH-0.040%+21.0%+32.0%+57.7%+108.6%
TelecomIYZ-0.78%+16.3%+24.6%+25.2%+16.0%
FinancialsIYF-0.98%+27.3%+44.1%+36.2%+99.1%
MaterialsIYM-1.1%+17.8%+31.4%+51.2%+77.7%
Real EstateIYR-1.1%+31.2%+37.3%+24.9%+55.9%
EnergyIYE-1.2%+32.0%+45.5%-10.8%-21.3%
IndustrialsIYJ-1.7%+18.5%+37.6%+47.2%+107.2%
UtilitiesIDU-2.1%+11.8%+19.2%+13.9%+56.8%

Bonds

  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries increased by 1 basis point to 0.08% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries remained unchanged at 0.78% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries increased by 2 basis points to 1.33% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries increased by 2 basis points to 1.94% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS10.08%+0.01%
5-year TreasuriesDGS50.78%0%
10-year TreasuriesDGS101.33%+0.02%
30-year TreasuriesDGS301.94%+0.02%

Credit

  • 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 0.3%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index fell by 0.6%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD-0.47%-1.0%+2.2%+11.0%+26.4%
High YieldHYG-0.26%+3.2%+8.4%+10.5%+28.8%
Emerging MarketsEMB-0.59%-0.2%+3.4%+6.0%+20.0%

Commodities

  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, declined by 1.4%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil declined by 1.4%.
  • Brent crude oil declined by 1.4%.
  • Gold declined by 2.0%.
  • Copper declined by 1.3%.
  • Silver declined by 1.6%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG-1.4%+30.3%+48.3%+6.6%+12.5%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB-1.4%+26.0%+35.9%+23.8%+23.8%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO-1.4%+50.4%+74.9%+31.7%+54.3%
Brent Crude OilBNO-1.4%+47.1%+74.3%+2.7%+36.3%
GoldIAU-2.0%-4.0%-5.7%+20.8%+33.8%
CopperCPER-1.3%+21.8%+38.8%+61.0%+90.2%
SilverSLV-1.6%-6.9%-8.7%+35.6%+20.1%

Currencies

  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, strengthened by 0.5% to $24.85 today.
  • The Euro weakened by 0.3% to $1.18.
  • The British pound weakened by 0.4% to $1.38.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 0.3% to 110.3 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$24.85+0.5%
EUR-USDEURUSD$1.18-0.3%
GBP-USDGBPUSD$1.38-0.4%
USD-JPYUSDJPY110.30¥+0.3%

Cryptocurrencies

NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$47171.25NaN%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$3436.12NaN%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00NaN%
XRP USDTXRPUSDT1.13NaN%

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