Investors flee to treasury bonds and gold as oil drives stocks lower [CHARTS]

Investors flee to treasury bonds and gold as oil drives stocks lower [CHARTS]

On Monday US crude oil futures fell below $27 for only the second time since 2003. Wall Street joined a larger global equity selloff as investors fled to havens, namely US treasury bonds and gold. Gold futures were up more than 3% and the yield on 10-year US treasury note hit a new 52-week low. All three major US market indices were down at least 1%.

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See the following visualizations which highlight a number of relevant figures regarding the US stock selloff, oil prices, gold futures, and US treasury bonds.

Indexed Compare: Dow Jones Industrial Average and Crude Oil

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Major U.S. Market Indices 1 Year Returns


Crude Oil Spot Pricing


NYMEX Gold Futures #1 (Settle) – 1 Year


U.S. 10-Year Treasury Note


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