The Dow Jones Industrial Average stormed up 244.52 points Thursday to close at 13,292.00 while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 surged up 66.54 points and 28.68 points, respectively.

Here are some more details from Thursday's trading session:

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Largest one-day points and percentage gain since June 29, 2012.
  • Up two consecutive trading days and three of the last four sessions.
  • Up 256.06 points, or 1.96%, over the two-day period.
  • Largest two-day points and percentage gain since July 27, 2012.
  • A new 52-week high.
  • Highest closing value since December 28, 2007.
  • An intraday high of 13294.13 occurred at 15:59:55 today, representing an increase of 246.65 points, or 1.89%.
  • An intraday low of 13045.08 occurred at 09:30:02 today, representing a decrease of 2.40 points, or 0.02%.
  • All 30 component stocks closed up today and have done so four times previously in 2012.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: IBM (31.44), CVX (17.50), CAT (15.80), XOM (12.85), MCD (12.47).
  • Today's bottom five: AXP (1.70), AA (1.86), HPQ (2.48), VZ (2.71), BAC (3.10).
  • Down 6.16% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 103.02% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 17.67% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 9.84% from its 2012 closing low of 12101.46 on June 04, 2012.
  • Up 24.75% (rounded) from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Year-to-date: up 8.79%.
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Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

14833.38

Up 294.77 points, or 2.03%, or approximately $340 billion in market capitalization

  • Largest one-day points and percentage gain since June 29, 2012.
  • Up three of the past four trading days.
  • A new 52-week high.
  • Highest closing value since December 28, 2007.
  • Down 5.79% (approximately $2.0 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 118.14% (approximately $9.2 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 20.40% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 12.32% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Up 31.28% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Year-to-date: up 13.93%, or approximately $2.0 trillion in market cap.

 Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.

 

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