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

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

Nov 29, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Dollar Strengthens, Stocks Rise, Treasuries Gain, Commodities Decline - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks rose by 1.2% today fueled by a 1.3% increase in large cap stocks and a 2.5% increase in technology stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently up 24.0% year-to-date, and up 28.0% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently up 15.9% year-to-date, and up 18.6% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities fell 0.2% with gold falling 0.1%, crude oil rising 1.0% and copper rising 1.0%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 1.64%, while the dollar strengthened by 0.2% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds rose by 0.1%, and high yield bonds rose by 0.6%.

Stocks

  • The S&P 500 Index rose 1.2%.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.6%.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 1.9%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index rose 2.1%.
  • The Volatility Index declined 15.7%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, rose 1.3%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, rose 0.0%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, declined 0.2%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY+1.2%+24.0%+28.0%+50.4%+128.0%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA+0.62%+15.9%+18.6%+28.8%+103.1%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ+1.9%+20.9%+28.0%+80.8%+201.9%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ+2.1%+25.1%+31.5%+92.3%+243.3%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX-16%-61.0%-62.6%-59.7%-4.0%
S&P Large CapOEF+1.3%+24.8%+29.0%+54.9%+137.5%
S&P Mid CapIJH+0.036%+21.8%+27.5%+40.1%+83.0%
S&P Small CapIJR-0.24%+24.2%+31.4%+40.8%+80.2%

Sectors

  • Stocks in the Technology sector rose the most with a 2.5% gain.
  • Stocks in the Materials sector fell the most with a 0.1% gain.
  • With a 287.6% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 9.8% decline, stocks in the Energy sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
TechnologyIYW+2.5%+32.1%+39.3%+101.6%+287.6%
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+1.6%+27.5%+29.8%+68.7%+163.4%
UtilitiesIDU+1.5%+9.3%+8.4%+10.3%+57.6%
Real EstateIYR+1.1%+28.0%+30.1%+21.3%+67.8%
EnergyIYE+0.72%+54.2%+52.2%+2.8%-9.8%
FinancialsIYF+0.39%+30.7%+35.3%+30.9%+92.6%
Consumer StaplesXLP+0.25%+8.6%+10.4%+22.5%+60.7%
IndustrialsIYJ+0.22%+12.4%+14.2%+31.3%+86.8%
TelecomIYZ+0.19%+6.5%+8.2%+11.7%+4.8%
Health CareIYH+0.071%+16.2%+21.1%+37.6%+109.6%
MaterialsIYM+0.067%+20.4%+22.8%+45.2%+77.0%

Bonds

  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries increased by 3 basis points to 0.24% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries increased by 1 basis point to 1.34% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries decreased by 3 basis points to 1.64% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries decreased by 6 basis points to 1.96% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS10.24%+0.03%
5-year TreasuriesDGS51.34%+0.01%
10-year TreasuriesDGS101.64%-0.03%
30-year TreasuriesDGS301.96%-0.06%

Credit

  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index rose by 0.1%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index rose by 0.6%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index rose by 0.9%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD+0.068%-2.3%-1.8%+8.8%+31.1%
High YieldHYG+0.62%+0.9%+2.8%+7.2%+26.6%
Emerging MarketsEMB+0.87%-5.4%-3.6%+2.4%+21.0%

Commodities

  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, declined by 0.2%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose by 1.0%.
  • Brent crude oil rose by 0.6%.
  • Gold declined by 0.1%.
  • Copper rose by 1.0%.
  • Silver declined by 1.0%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG-0.24%+33.9%+41.2%+5.8%+12.8%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB-1.3%+29.7%+36.2%+28.8%+27.5%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO+1.0%+51.4%+60.3%+26.0%+53.1%
Brent Crude OilBNO+0.57%+50.9%+61.6%-1.2%+41.7%
GoldIAU-0.059%-6.3%-0.4%+22.1%+47.7%
CopperCPER+1.0%+20.9%+24.5%+55.4%+50.9%
SilverSLV-0.98%-13.0%+1.5%+34.9%+35.5%

Currencies

  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, strengthened by 0.2% to $25.82 today.
  • The Euro weakened by 0.3% to $1.13.
  • The British pound weakened by 0.2% to $1.33.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 0.2% to 113.58 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$25.82+0.2%
EUR-USDEURUSD$1.13-0.3%
GBP-USDGBPUSD$1.33-0.2%
USD-JPYUSDJPY113.58¥+0.2%

Cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin rose by 7.3% to $58203.26 today.
  • Ethereum rose by 8.4% to $4431.25 today.
  • Tether rose by 0.0% to $1.001154359206793 today.
  • XRP rose by 5.1% to $1 today.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$58203.26+7.3%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$4431.25+8.4%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$1.00+0.0%
XRP USDTXRPUSDT1.00+5.1%

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