The Dow Jones Industrial Average shaved off another 83.17 points Tuesday to close at 12,653.12 as investors pushed stocks lower for a fourth day in a row. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 also fell 29.44 points and 10.99 points, respectively.

In economic news, the National Federation of Independent Business reported the Small Business Optimism Index fell 3 points in June, weighed down by disappointing sales and higher construction and manufacturing costs.

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average:

  • Down four consecutive trading days.
  • Down 290.70 points, or 2.25% (rounded), over the four-day period.
  • Largest four-day percentage decline since June 26, 2012.
  • Largest four-day points decline since June 25, 2012.
  • Down five of the past six trading days.
  • Lowest closing value since June 28, 2012.
  • An intraday high of 12830.29 occurred at 09:36:28 today, representing an increase of 94.00, or 0.74%.
  • An intraday low of 12606.91 occurred at 15:43:39 today, representing a decrease of 129.38, or 1.02%.
  • Nine of the 30 component stocks rose, 20 fell, 1 was unchanged.
  • Today's top five contributors to The Dow's movement and their point contribution: MCD (3.41), KFT (2.88), WMT (2.65), JPM (2.19), DD (1.36).
  • Today's bottom five laggards: IBM (-25.81), CAT (-21.72), BA (-6.13), MRK (-5.75), MMM (-5.37).
  • Down 10.67% from its record closing high of 14164.53 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 1.66% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 4.56% from its 2012 closing low of 12101.46 on June 04, 2012.
  • Down 4.72% from its 52-week high of 13279.32 on May 01, 2012.
  • Up 18.75% (rounded) from its 52-week low of 10655.30 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 1.76%.
  • Year-to-date: up 3.57%.

Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index:

13905.51, down 122.58 points, or 0.87%, or approximately $142 billion in market capitalization

  • Down four consecutive trading days.
  • Down 347.69 points, or 2.44%, over the four-day period.
  • Largest four-day points & percentage decline since June 26, 2012.
  • Lowest closing value since June 28, 2012.
  • Down 11.69% (approximately $3.1 trillion in market cap), from its record close of 15745.39 on October 09, 2007.
  • Up 104.49% (approximately $8.1 trillion in market cap), from the 12-½ year closing low of 6800.08 on March 9, 2009.
  • Up 0.88% from 52 weeks ago.
  • Up 5.29% from its 2012 closing low of 13206.64 on January 04, 2012.
  • Down 5.66% from its 52-week high of 14740.15 on April 02, 2012.
  • Up 23.07% from its 52-week low of 11299.07 on October 03, 2011.
  • Month-to-date: down 1.38%, or approximately $231 billion in market cap.
  • Year-to-date: up 6.81%, or approximately $970 billion in market cap.

Data courtesy of Dow Jones Indexes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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