Stocks had a strong showing this week and gained 541.37 points, or 4.88%. Blue chips gained 166.36 points on Friday.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

  • Up 541.37 points this week, or 4.88%, to 11644.49
  • Biggest weekly points and percent gain since the week period ended on July 1, 2011.
  • Up three consecutive trading weeks.
  • Longest weekly winning streak since the three-week period ended on April 8, 2011.
  • Up 8.10%, over the three-week period.
  • Highest close since August 3, 2011.
  • Today: DJIA, up 166.36 points, or 1.45%.
  • Up two of the last three trading days.
  • An intraday high of 11646.83 occurred at 16:00:01 today, representing an increase of 168.70 points, or 1.47%.
  • An intraday low of 11478.66 occurred at the open today.
  • Twenty-eight of the 30 component stocks rose, two fell.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their points contribution: IBM (28.08), CVX (20.28), CAT (20.06), XOM (13.17), DD (9.99).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: AXP (-1.74), BAC (-0.23), T (0.53), MSFT (0.68), INTC (0.83).
  • Down 2520.04 points, or 17.79% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 5.26% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 77.86% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 9.10% from its 2011 closing high of 12810.54 on April 29.
  • Up 9.28% from its 2011 closing low of 10655.30 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 6.70%.
  • Year-to-date: up 0.58%.

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

  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 12671.24 (prelim)*, up 750.57 points this week, or 6.30%.
  • Up two consecutive trading weeks.
  • Up 8.52%, over the two-week period.
  • Biggest weekly points gain since the week period ended on November 28, 2008.
  • Biggest weekly percentage gain since the week period ended on July 17, 2009.
  • Highest close since August 31, 2011.
  • Today: Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, up 220.27 points, or 1.77%, or approximately $259 billion in market capitalization.
  • Up seven of the last nine trading days.
  • Down 3074.15 points, or 19.52% (approximately $4.3 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 86.34% (approximately $6.9 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 4.00% over the past 52 weeks.
  • Down 11.44% from its 2011 closing high of 14308.37 on April 29.
  • Up 12.14% from its 2011 closing low of 11299.07 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 8.52%.
  • Year-to-date: down 3.50%, or approximately $611 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

 

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