Wednesday was a mixed day for the stock market, with indexes up early in the day before falling into the red by the time the market closed. The NASDAQ finished down 0.8%, the Dow Jones down 1.2%, and the S&P 500 down 1.2%.
Monday marked day 1399 in the Trump presidency, measured from the day that he took office. Over that time, the NASDAQ is up 114.8%, while the Dow and S&P are up 50.2% and 58.8%, respectively.
At day 1399 in the Obama presidency, the NASDAQ had increased by 86.6%, the Dow by 52.0%, and the S&P by 60.0%. Obama is leading Trump on the Dow Jones and S&P 500, as well as GDP and jobs growth, while Trump is leading on NASDAQ performance.
Trump is leading former President George W. Bush across all 3 stock market indexes if we look at the first 1399 days of the Bush presidency. Over that time span, the NASDAQ had decreased 24.0%, the Dow decreased 0.1%, and the S&P decreased 11.8%.
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