Friday was a negative day for the stock market, with the NASDAQ (-0.1%), S&P 500 (-0.4%), and Dow (-0.6%) all finishing slightly down.
As of Friday, President Trump had been in office for 1401 days. If we only look at the first 1401 days of the Obama presidency and compare Trump vs Obama on the stock market, President Trump is up by 23.7% on NASDAQ performance, but down by 5.7% on the Dow and 5.9% 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 1401 days of the Bush presidency, Trump is beating him on all 3 key stock market indicators. Trump is up by 139.7% on NASDAQ, 49.6% on the Dow, and 70.2% 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 32.9% on NASDAQ performance, but leading by 49.1% on the Dow and 13.6% on the S&P.
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