Friday was a mixed bag for the stock market, with the Dow (+0.2%) finishing slightly up, while the NASDAQ (-0.2%) and S&P 500 (-0.1%) were slightly down.
As of Friday, President Trump had been in office for 1422 days. If we only look at the first 1422 days of the Obama presidency and compare Trump vs Obama on the stock market, President Trump is up by 25.6% on NASDAQ performance, but down by 7.8% on the Dow and 68.0% on the S&P.
The comparison looks a bit different if we switch to comparing Trump vs George W. Bush on the stock market. Just looking at the first 1422 days of the Bush presidency, Trump is beating him on all 3 key stock market indicators. Trump is up by 146.4% on NASDAQ, 52.6% on the Dow, and 73.3% on the S&P.
What if we compare Trump vs Clinton stock market performance? Similar to the Obama comparison, Trump is leading on NASDAQ but trailing on Dow and S&P performance. Clinton is trailing Trump by 35.3% on NASDAQ performance, but leading by 44.5% on the Dow and 8.5% on the S&P.
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