The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed basically unchanged Tuesday, losing 1.67 points to finish at 12,502.81 in seesaw trading.

The Nasdaq lost 8.13 points to end at 2,839.08 as Facebook shares plunged another 9% to finish at $31, off $7 a share from its opening price on Friday. The S&P 500 inched up 0.64 points to close at 1,316.63.

In economic news, the National Association of Realtors reported that existing home sales jumped 3.4% to an annual rate of 4.62 million units in April – their highest level in nearly two years.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Down seven of the past eight trading days -- and 13 or the last 15 sessions.
  • An intraday high of 12575.96 occurred at 11:21:27 today, representing an increase of 71.48 points, or 0.57%.
  • An intraday low of 12447.33 occurred at 15:49:20 today, representing a decrease of 57.15 points, or 0.46%.
  • Fourteen of the 30 component stocks rose, 15 fell, one was unchanged.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: JPM (11.35), WMT (5.22), HD (4.92), UTX (1.82), KFT (1.67).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: IBM (-7.11), CAT (-3.71), CVX (-2.80), MMM (-2.50), KO (-2.42).
  • Down 11.73% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 90.97% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 1.19% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 1.16% from its 2012 closing low of 12359.92 on January 06, 2012.
  • Down 5.85% (rounded) from its 52-week high of 13279.32 on May 01, 2012.
  • Up 17.34% from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 5.38%.
  • Year-to-date: up 2.33%.
  • DJIA crossed zero 25 times during today's trading session.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

13645.07, up 0.34 points, or 0.002%, or approximately, $320 million in market capitalization

  • Up two consecutive trading days.
  • Up 234.78 points, or 1.75%, over the two-day period.
  • Largest two-day points and percentage gain since April 26, 2012.
  • Down 13.34% (approximately $3.3 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 100.66% (approximately $7.9 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 0.91% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 3.32% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Down 7.43% from its 52-week high of 14740.15 on April 02, 2012.
  • Up 20.76% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 6.02%, or approximately $1.0 trillion in market cap.
  • Year-to-date: up 4.81%, or approximately $703 billion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.