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

Stocks rise led by rise in large cap and technology sector stocks, while 10-year treasury yields decrease, dollar weakens, and crude oil gains

Jan 20, 2023 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Dollar Weakens, Stocks Rise, Commodities Rise, Treasuries Gain - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks rose by 1.8% today fueled by a 2.1% increase in large cap stocks and a 3.1% increase in technology stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently up 1.6% year-to-date, and down 12.6% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently down 0.2% year-to-date, and down 3.8% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities climbed 1.0% with gold falling 0.4%, crude oil rising 1.0% and copper rising 0.6%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 3.37%, while the dollar weakened by 0.1% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds fell by 0.5%, and high yield bonds rose by 0.2%.


  • The S&P 500 Index rose 1.8%.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.9%.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 2.7%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index rose 2.8%.
  • The Volatility Index declined 3.6%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, rose 2.1%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, rose 1.6%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, rose 1.5%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY+1.8%+1.6%-12.6%+5.7%+51.0%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA+0.92%-0.2%-3.8%+10.8%+40.3%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ+2.7%+3.8%-23.3%-15.9%+55.9%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ+2.8%+3.3%-24.5%-12.1%+71.1%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX-3.6%-10.6%-38.0%-81.0%-53.1%
S&P Large CapOEF+2.1%+1.4%-15.9%+2.8%+50.0%
S&P Mid CapIJH+1.6%+3.6%-5.1%+5.5%+36.0%
S&P Small CapIJR+1.5%+4.2%-7.9%+1.1%+32.0%


  • Stocks in the Technology sector rose the most with a 3.1% gain.
  • Stocks in the Health Care sector fell the most with a stayed level.
  • With a 83.8% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 12.8% decline, stocks in the Telecom sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+2.4%+5.1%-27.9%-17.6%+35.0%
Real EstateIYR+1.2%+5.0%-15.1%+10.1%+31.1%
Consumer StaplesXLP+0.78%-3.3%-4.0%+15.1%+41.0%
Health CareIYH0.0%-1.6%+1.7%+11.2%+60.1%


  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries decreased by 4 basis points to 4.63% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries decreased by 17 basis points to 3.43% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries decreased by 16 basis points to 3.37% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries decreased by 10 basis points to 3.54% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS14.63%-0.04%
5-year TreasuriesDGS53.43%-0.17%
10-year TreasuriesDGS103.37%-0.16%
30-year TreasuriesDGS303.54%-0.1%


  • 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 rose by 0.2%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index fell by 0.2%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD-0.52%+5.4%-10.5%-14.2%+7.2%
High YieldHYG+0.20%+3.2%-6.6%-5.0%+10.2%
Emerging MarketsEMB-0.25%+4.9%-11.1%-15.1%-4.2%


  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, rose by 1.0%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose by 1.0%.
  • Brent crude oil rose by 1.7%.
  • Gold declined by 0.4%.
  • Copper rose by 0.6%.
  • Silver rose by 0.3%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG+0.99%+0.2%+14.3%+64.2%+27.4%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB0.0%-0.6%+8.5%+44.9%+46.3%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO+0.97%+1.2%+4.2%+68.2%+49.4%
Brent Crude OilBNO+1.7%+0.4%+20.4%+104.2%+51.8%


  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, weakened by 0.1% to $27.44 today.
  • The Euro strengthened by 0.2% to $1.09.
  • The British pound stayed level to $1.24.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 0.9% to 129.56 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$27.44-0.1%


  • Bitcoin stayed level at $17281.13 today.
  • Ethereum stayed level at $1265.41 today.
  • Tether stayed level at $1.0222441879930837 today.
  • XRP stayed level at $0.4 today.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$17281.130.0%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$1265.410.0%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.020.0%

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