All 3 of the main US stock indexes ended higher Thursday with the Dow gaining the most, ending 0.93% higher for the day. The S&P was up a healthy 0.82% while the Nasdaq ended 0.37% higher despite running in the red for much of the day.
The S&P and Dow Jones have each gained more than 10% since Joe Biden took office on January 20th. The Nasdaq has endured a more difficult time and has grown a little over 3% in the same timeframe.
Biden has improved his position compared to Donald Trump on all 3 indexes since yesterday. After 107 days of their respective presidencies, the Dow and S&P have each grown around 5% more under Biden than they had under Trump. Trump has a near 7% lead on the Nasdaq.
Biden’s lead over Barack Obama on the S&P has reduced by almost 1% since yesterday, while his lead on the Dow is down slightly. Obama’s large lead on the Nasdaq comparison is virtually unchanged.
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