The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied up 217.97 points to 13,177.68 Tuesday while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 added 56.22 points and 24.86 points, respectively.

In economic news, retails sales rose 1.1% last month, the largest increase in five months thanks mainly to new car sales and higher gas prices. Meanwhile, U.S. inventories rose 0.7%, slightly more than the 0.6% consensus forecast.

Here are some more details from Tuesday’s trading session:

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

·         Up for five consecutive trading day and six of the last nine sessions

·         Up 418.53 points, or 3.28%, over the last five trading days.

·         The five day win streak is its longest since the five-day ended September 16, 2011.

·         Largest one-day point & percentage gain since Tuesday, December 20, 2011.

·         This is the first time the DJIA closed above 13000, and the Nasdaq finished above 3000 on the same day.

·         Highest closing value since Monday, December 31, 2007.

·         An intraday high of 13180.40 at 15:59:40 today, up 220.69 points, or 1.70%

·         An intraday low of 12953.13 at the open today, down 6.58, or 0.05%

·         All 30 stocks closed up today. The last session where all 30 stocks traded higher was 12/29/2011.

·         Today's top contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: CAT (33.00), JPM (21.57), IBM (21.04), UTX (19.53), DIS (12.64).

·         Today's laggards: MCD (0.91), VZ (1.21), PG (1.44), T (1.44), JNJ (1.74).

·         Down 986.85, or 6.97%, from its record close of 14164.53 on 10/09/2007.

·         Down 6.97% from its record closing high of 14164.53 on Tuesday, October 09, 2007.

·         Up 101.28% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.

·         Up 11.15% from 52 weeks ago.

·         Up 6.62% from its 2012 closing low of 12359.92 on Friday, January 06, 2012.

·         Up 23.67% from its 52 week low of 10655.30 on Monday, October 03, 2011.

·         Month-to-date: up 1.74%.

·         Year-to-date: up 7.86%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

·         Dow Jones US Total Stock Market, 14526.85*, up 261.90 points, or 1.84%, or approximately $305 billion in market capitalization.

·         Up four of the past five trading days.

·         Largest one-day point & percentage gain since Tuesday, December 20, 2011.

·         Dow Jones US Total Stock Market, 14526.85*, up 261.90 points, or 1.84%, or approximately $305 billion in market capitalization.

·         Up four of the past five trading days.

·         Largest one-day point & percentage gain since Tuesday, December 20, 2011.

·         Highest closing value since Wednesday, January 02, 2008.

·         Down 7.74% (approximately $2.3 trillion) from its record closing high of 15745.39, hit on Tuesday, October 09, 2007.

·         Up 113.63% (approximately $8.9 trillion) from the 12 ½ year closing low of 6800.08 hit on March 9, 2009.

·         Up 8.48% from 52 weeks ago.

·         Up 10.00% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on Wednesday, January 04, 2012.

·         Up 28.57% from its 52 week low of 11299.07 on Monday, October 03, 2011.

·         Month-to-date it is up 2.22%, or approximately $363 billion in market cap.

·         Year-to-date it is up 11.58%, or approximately $1.8 trillion in market cap.

·         Down 7.74% (approximately $2.3 trillion) from its record closing high of 15745.39, hit on Tuesday, October 09, 2007.

·         Up 113.63% (approximately $8.9 trillion) from the 12 ½ year closing low of 6800.08 hit on March 9, 2009.

·         Up 8.48% from 52 weeks ago.

·         Up 10.00% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on Wednesday, January 04, 2012.

·         Up 28.57% from its 52 week low of 11299.07 on Monday, October 03, 2011.

·         Month-to-date it is up 2.22%, or approximately $363 billion in market cap.

·         Year-to-date it is up 11.58%, or approximately $1.8 trillion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.