Blue chips dropped 207 points Tuesday to 11706.62, ending a three-day winning streak, amid continued concern over Europe’s debt crisis. The Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index was down 2.11%.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

  • Down 207.00 points, or 1.74% to 11706.62
  • Today’s drop snaps a three-day win streak.
  • Biggest points and percentage drop since October 17, 2011.
  • An intraday high of 11912.86 occurred at 09:30:02 today.
  • An intraday low of 11682.52 occurred at 15:58:10 today, representing a decrease of 231.10 points, or 1.94%.
  • Two of the 30 component stocks rose, 28 fell.
  • Today's top five best performing stocks in the index: CSCO (0.45), INTC (0.30), WMT (-0.53), GE (-1.74), MCD (-1.82).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: MMM (-38.90), IBM (-14.30), CAT (-14.23), CVX (-13.40), UTX (-10.37).
  • Down 2457.91 points, or 17.35% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 4.81% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 78.81% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Down 8.62% from its 2011 closing high of 12810.54 on April 29.
  • Up 9.87% from its 2011 closing low of 10655.30 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 7.27%.
  • Year-to-date: up 1.12%.

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

  • Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 12728.29 (prelim)*, down 274.09 points, or 2.11%, or approximately $324 billion in market capitalization.
  • Halts a three-day up streak.
  • Biggest points and percentage drop since October 3, 2011.
  • Down 3017.10 points, or 19.16% (approximately $4.3 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 9, 2007.
  • Up 87.18% (approximately $6.9 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 3.63% over the past 52 weeks.
  • Down 11.04% from its 2011 closing high of 14308.37 on April 29.
  • Up 12.65% from its 2011 closing low of 11299.07 on October 3.
  • Month-to-date: up 9.01%.
  • Year-to-date: down 3.07%, or approximately $547 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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