The Dow Jones Industrial Average trimmed 17.11 points to finish at 12,101.46 Monday while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 inched up 12.53 points and 0.14 points, respectively.

In economic news, the Commerce Department said factory orders fell for the third time in the past four months in April, dipping 0.6% -- much worse than the consensus estimate predicting a 0.2 increase.

Meanwhile, last week’s unemployment report showed the U.S. added only 69,000 new jobs in May as unemployment increased to 8.2 percent.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Down four consecutive trading days and five of the last six sessions.
  • Down 479.23 points, or 3.81%, over the four-day period.
  • Largest four-day percentage decline since November 25, 2011.
  • Largest four-day points decline since April 10, 2012.
  • An intraday high of 12143.69 occurred at 09:37:30 today, representing an increase of 25.12 points, or 0.21%.
  • An intraday low of 12035.09 occurred at 13:25:47 today, representing a decrease of 83.48 points, or 0.69%.
  • Fifteen of the 30 component stocks rose, 15 fell.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: HD (6.05), JNJ (4.24), KO (4.16), WMT (3.33), VZ (2.35).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: CAT (-17.10), JPM (-7.04), UTX (-4.31), IBM (-4.09), GE (-2.95).
  • A new 2012 closing low.
  • Lowest closing value since December 19, 2011.
  • Down 14.57% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 84.84% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 0.10% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Down 8.87% from its 52-week high of 13279.32 on May 01, 2012.
  • Up 13.57% from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Year-to-date: down 0.95%.
  • DJIA crossed zero 13 times during today's trading session.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

13227.88, down 7.62 points, or 0.06%, or approximately $7.4 billion in market capitalization

  • Down four consecutive trading days and five of the last six sessions.
  • Down 602.17 points, or 4.35%, over the four-day period.
  • Largest four-day percentage decline November 25, 2011.
  • Largest four-day points decline since April 10, 2012.
  • Lowest closing value since January 04, 2012.
  • Down 15.99% (approximately $3.8 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 94.53% (approximately $7.3 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 1.78% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 0.16% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Down 10.26% from its 52-week high of 14740.15 on April 02, 2012.
  • Up 17.07% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Year-to-date: up 1.60%, or approximately $191 billion in market cap.
  • Today's closing value is the third lowest so far this year.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.