Blue chips ended the week up 1.41% to 11808.79. It was the fourth week in a row that stocks finished higher.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

  • Up 164.30 points this week, or 1.41%, to 11808.79
  • Up four consecutive weeks.
  • Up 9.63%, over the four-week period.
  • Longest weekly winning streak since the eight-week period ended on January 21.
  • Highest close since August 3, 2011.
  • Today: DJIA, up 267.01 points, or 2.31%.
  • Biggest points and percentage gain since October 10, 2011.
  • Up two consecutive trading days and three of the last four.
  • An intraday high of 11812.46 occurred at 15:58:49 today, representing an increase of 270.68 points, or 2.35%.
  • An intraday low of 11542.84 occurred at the open today.
  • Twenty-eight of the 30 component stocks rose, two fell.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: IBM (33.15), MCD (25.05), CAT (23.69), TRV (21.34), AXP (17.18).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: GE (-2.42), BAC (-0.08), MSFT (0.91), T (1.06), KFT (1.06).
  • Down 2355.74 points, or 16.63% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 6.07% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 80.37% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 7.82% from its 2011 closing high of 12810.54 on April 29.
  • Up 10.83% from its 2011 closing low of 10655.30 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 8.20%.
  • Year-to-date: up 2.00%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index (FORMERLY KNOWN AS DOW JONES WILSHIRE 5000)

  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 12796.27 (prelim)*, up 125.23 points, or 0.99%, this week.
  • Up three consecutive weeks.
  • Up 9.59%, over the three-week period.
  • Today: Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index: up 243.85 points, or 1.94%, or approximately $288 billion in market capitalization.
  • Up two consecutive trading days and three of the last four.
  • Highest close since August 3, 2011.
  • Down 2949.12 points, or 18.73% (approximately $4.2 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 88.18% (approximately $7.0 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 4.48% over the past 52 weeks.
  • Down 10.57% from its 2011 closing high of 14308.37 on April 29.
  • Up 13.25% from its 2011 closing low of 11299.07 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 9.59%.
  • Year-to-date: down 2.55%, or approximately $474 billion in market cap.

*The index values for the Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index are in price return and float-adjusted. Full market capitalization will continue to be used in this factoid.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes