Scorecard for the markets in 2018

|By:, SA News Editor

U.S. Indices

For the year, the Dow fell 5.6%, the S&P 500 dropped 6.2% and the Nasdaq Composite shed 3.9%, marking the worst annual performance for all three indices since 2008. Russell 2000 -13%. CBOE Volatility Index +132% to 25.42.

S&P 500 Sectors

Consumer Staples -11.2%. Utilities +0.5%. Financials -14.7%. Communication Services -16.4%. Healthcare +4.7%. Industrials -15%. Information Technology -1.6%. Materials -16.4%. Energy -20.5%. Consumer Discretionary -0.5%. Real Estate -5.6%. Check out our Sector ETF dashboard here »

Top Stock Gainers

Dow: MRK +35.8%, PFE +2.5%, MSFT +18.7%, NKE +18.5%, V +15.7%.

S&P 500: AMD +79.6%, ABMD +73.4%, FTNT +61.2%, AAP +57.9%, TRIP +56.5%.

Nasdaq 100: AMD +79.6%, WDAY +56.9%, LULU +54.7%, ORLY +43.1%, NFLX +39.4%.

Top Stock Losers

Dow: GS -34.4%, IBM -25.9%, DWDP -24.9%, CAT -19.4%, MMM -19%.

S&P 500: COTY -67%, MHK -57.6%, LB -57.4%, GE -56.6%, PRGO -55.5%.

Nasdaq 100: WDC -53.5%, JD -49.5%, KHC -44.7%, WYNN -41.3%, LBTYA -40.5%.

*Stocks only include those which ended 2018 on the list of each index.

World Indices

London -12%. France -10.5%. Germany -18%. Japan -12.1%. China -24.6%. Hong Kong -13.6%. Check out our Country ETF dashboard here »

Commodities and Bonds

Crude Oil WTI -24.8%, the largest annual drop since 2015. Gold -2.8% to $1,281/oz. Natural Gas -16% to 3.10. Ten-Year Treasury Yield rose 27.6 basis points, its biggest annual rise since 2013.

Forex and Cryptos

U.S. Dollar Index +4.3%, its strongest rise since 2015. EUR/USD -4.6%. USD/JPY -2.7%. GBP/USD -5.6%. Bitcoin -75.1%. Litecoin -86.3%. Ethereum -82.4%. Ripple -82.6%. Bitcoin-Cash -93.1%.

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