The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 101.79 points to 12170.18 Tuesday. The Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index rose 150.95 points to 13242.81. Stocks were lifted after news that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he would resign after a budget law is approved.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

  • Up 101.79 points, or 0.84%, to 12170.18
  • Up two consecutive trading days and four of the last five.
  • Highest close this month, since October 28, 2011.
  • An intraday high of 12187.51 occurred at 15:55:02 today, representing an increase of 119.12 points, or 0.99%.
  • An intraday low of 12002.17 occurred at 11:36:35 today, representing a decrease of 66.22 points or 0.55%.
  • Twenty-eight of the 30 component stocks rose, two fell.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: MMM (16.20), WMT (10.44), CVX (8.63), CAT (6.74), XOM (6.66).
  • Today's bottom five performing stocks in the index: HPQ (-0.30), MCD (-0.15), T (0.15), AA (0.23), BAC (0.61).
  • Down 1994.35 points, or 14.08% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 7.26% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 85.89% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 5.00% from its 2011 closing high of 12810.54 on April 29.
  • Up 14.22% from its 2011 closing low of 10655.30 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 1.80%.
  • Year-to-date: up 5.12%.
  • DJIA crossed zero 23 times during today's trading session.

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

  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 13242.81 (prelim)*, up 150.95 points, or 1.15%, or approximately $179 billion in market capitalization.
  • Up two consecutive trading days and four of the last five.
  • Highest close since October 28, 2011.
  • Down 2502.58 points, or 15.89% (approximately $3.7 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 94.75% (approximately $7.5 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 5.20% over the past 52 weeks.
  • Down 7.45% from its 2011 closing high of 14308.37 on April 29.
  • Up 17.20% from its 2011 closing low of 11299.07 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 1.82%.
  • Year-to-date: up 0.85%, or approximately $50.5 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