S&P Breaks Record As Stocks Surge

The S&P closed up 1.18% Thursday to end above 4,000 points for the first time in its history. The Nasdaq saw an even bigger gain of 1.76%, while the Dow was up 0.52%.

President Joe Biden has now seen all 3 stock indexes record gains since he took office. The Nasdaq is up by 0.17%, while the Dow and S&P have seen more significant rises.

Table showing the state of key economic metrics during the presidency of Joe Biden as of 1st April 2021

Biden’s position relative to Barack Obama after 72 days of their presidencies sees his Nasdaq deficit reduced slightly from yesterday. However, his still-significant leads on the Dow and S&P have also reduced a little.

Table comparing the performance of the major stock indexes during the first 72 days of the presidencies of Joe Biden and Barack Obama

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