The Dow’s path from here to a record

The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 13,005.12 Tuesday, its first close above 13,000 since May 19, 2008. The Dow is within reach of the all-time high of 14,164.53 it reached on Oct. 9, 2007.

Points to go for all-time high: 1,159.41

Percentage gain required from here: 8.9 percent.

Points gained since Great Recession low of 6,547.05 on March 9, 2009: 6,458.07.

Percentage gain since Great Recession low: 98.6 percent.


Source: FactSet.