The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 250.82 points Thursday to finish at 12,573.57 while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 fell 71.36 points and 30.18 points, respectively.

All 10 S&P sectors lost ground as the market suffered through its second-largest decline of the year.

In economic news, the Labor Department reported that weekly jobless claims declined a tad last week but the four-week moving average rose to its highest level so far this year.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Largest one-day points and percentage decline since June 01, 2012.
  • Second largest points and percentage drop this year.
  • Down two consecutive trading days and three of the last four.
  • Down 263.76 points, or 2.05%, over the two-day period.
  • Largest two-day points and percentage decline since June 04, 2012.
  • An intraday high of 12857.39 occurred at 09:31:51 today, representing an increase of 33.00 points, or 0.26%.
  • An intraday low of 12561.46 occurred at 15:58:50 today, representing a decrease of 262.93 points, or 2.05%.
  • Two of the 30 component stocks rose, 28 fell.
  • Today's best five performing stocks in the index: MRK (1.82), VZ (0.23), PFE (-0.53), KFT (-1.67), BAC (-2.42).
  • Today's worst five performing stocks in the index: IBM (-40.79), CVX (-27.32), XOM (-21.80), CAT (-16.57), BA (-12.41).
  • Lowest closing value since June 13, 2012.
  • Down 11.23% from its record close of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 92.05% from its 12-year closing low of 6547.05 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 4.35% (rounded) from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 3.90% from its 2012 closing low of 12101.46 on June 04, 2012.
  • Down 5.31% from its 52-week high of 13279.32 on May 01, 2012.
  • Up 18.00% from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: up 1.45%.
  • Year-to-date: up 2.91%.
  • DJIA crossed zero six times during today's trading session.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

13700.20, down 321.04 points, or 2.29%, or $373 billion in market capitalization

  • Down two consecutive trading days.
  • Down 344.39 points, or 2.45%, over the two-day period.
  • Largest two-day points and percentage decline since June 04, 2012.
  • Largest one-day points and percentage decline since June 01, 2012.
  • Lowest closing value since June 13, 2012.
  • Down 12.99% (approximately $3.3 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 101.47% (approximately $7.9 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 1.83% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 3.74% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Down 7.06% from its 52-week high of 14740.15 on April 02, 2012.
  • Up 21.25% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: up 0.84%, or approximately $141 billion in market cap.
  • Year-to-date: up 5.23%, or approximately $750 billion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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