The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 43.90 points to finish at 13,197.73 Tuesday with most of the losses coming in the last couple hours of trading.

The Nasdaq lost 2.22 points to close at 3,120.35 and the S&P 50 gave back 4 points to end at 1,412.52.

In economic news, the Conference Board reported that consumer confidence fell slightly to 70.2 in March from an upwardly revised score of 71.6 in February.

Also, single-family home prices were flat in January, according to the Case-Shiller home price index. On a non-seasonally adjusted basis, prices fell 0.8%.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

·                     Down four of the past six trading days.

·                     An intraday high of 13264.98 occurred at 09:33:36 today, representing an increase of 23.35 points, or 0.18%.

·                     An intraday low of 13194.33 occurred at 15:57:11 today, representing a decrease of 47.30 points, or 0.36%.

·                     Seven of the 30 component stocks rose, 22 fell, one was unchanged.

·                     Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: MCD (2.80), PFE (2.57), JNJ (1.74), MRK (1.06), CSCO (0.53).

·                     Today's bottom five laggards: CVX (-6.05), CAT (-5.22), VZ (-5.07), IBM (-4.47), AXP (-3.33).

·                     DJIA crossed zero 71 times during today's trading session.

·                     Today's closing value is the 5th highest so far this year.

·                     Down 6.83% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.

·                     Up 7.48% from 52 weeks ago.

·                     Up 6.78% from its 2012 closing low of 12359.92 on January 06, 2012.

·                     Down 0.42% from its 52-week high of 13252.76 on March 15, 2012.

·                     Up 23.86% from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.

·                     Up 101.58% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.

·                     Month-to-date: up 1.90%.

·                     Year-to-date: up 8.02%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

·         Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 14682.58*, down 49.07 points, or 0.33%, or approximately $61.7 billion in market capitalization.

·         Down four of the past six trading days.

·         Today's closing value is the 2nd highest so far this year.

·         Down 6.75% (approximately $2.1 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.

·         Up 6.29% from 52 weeks ago.

·         Up 11.18% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 January 04, 2012.

·         Down 0.33% from its 52-week high of 14731.65 on March 26, 2012.

·         Up 29.95% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.

·         Up 115.92% (approximately $9.1 trillion in market cap) from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.

·         Month-to-date: up 3.31%, or approximately $503 billion in market cap.

·         Year-to-date: up 12.78%, or approximately $1.9 trillion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.