Wall Street By the Numbers
Tuesday’s stock market rebound, by the numbers.
DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE
_337.17 points, the biggest daily point rise ever.
_4.71 percent, biggest percentage rise since ’87 crash.
_26, number of the 30 stocks that make up the Dow industrials that rose Tuesday, compared with zero on Monday. Biggest Dow gainer: IBM, up $9.37 1/2 at $99.37 1/2.
_67.93 points, biggest point gain ever and almost twice the previous record.
_1,196,018,713, a record one-day total on the NYSE and the first time trading has reached the 1 billion mark.
_1,375,000,000, a record one-day total on Nasdaq and its first 1 billion share day.
_2,829,736,950, a record for the combined trades on all U.S. markets, up more than 100 million from the previous high.
THE DOLLAR GAIN
_ $362.806 billion, the rise in market value of the Wilshire Associates Equity Index, the combined market value of all NYSE, American Stock Exchange and Nasdaq issues. It represents a gain on paper. The index stands at $8.9 trillion, compared with $6.8 trillion a year ago.