The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied up 72.43 points in abbreviated holiday trading Tuesday to close at 12,943.82 while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 gained 24.85 points and 5.30 points, respectively.

In economic news, the Commerce Department reported that factory orders jumped 0.7% in May, better than the 0.2% increase most economists had predicted.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

Up two of the past three trading days.

An intraday high of 12946.20 occurred at 11:37:14 today, representing an increase of 74.81 points, or 0.58%.

An intraday low of 12845.28 occurred at 09:35:41 today, representing a decrease of 26.11 points, or 0.20%.

Twenty-three of the 30 component stocks rose, seven fell.

Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: CAT (21.04), CVX (11.43), WMT (10.60), BA (8.25), XOM (7.11).

Today's bottom five laggards: HD (-10.29), T (-1.51), PFE (-1.14), DIS (-0.98), JPM (-0.76).

Highest closing value since May 07, 2012.

Down 8.62% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.

Up 97.70% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.

Up 2.98% from 52 weeks ago.

Up 6.96% from its 2012 closing low of 12101.46 on June 04, 2012.

Down 2.53% from its 52-week high of 13279.32 on May 01, 2012.

Up 21.48% from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.

Year-to-date: up 5.94%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

14253.20, up 103.29 points, or 0.73%, or approximately $117 in market capitalization

Up three consecutive trading days.

Up 503.23 points, or 3.66%, over the three-day period.

Largest three-day points and percentage gain since December 22, 2011.

Up five of the past six trading days.

Highest closing value since May 03, 2012.

Down 9.48% (approximately $2.7 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.

Up 109.60% (approximately $8.5 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.

Up 1.54% from 52 weeks ago.

Up 7.92% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.

Down 3.30% from its 52-week high of 14740.15 on April 02, 2012.

Up 26.14% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.

Year-to-date: up 9.48%, approximately $1.4 trillion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.

 

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