Did you know that despite the economic turmoil Barack Obama inherited as president and the state of the economy during his term, that the stock market actually had one of its best performances in history?
There are also some other surprising figures historically in the article. In Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first term, the S&P showed a record price return of 162%. At 79.2% and 72.9% respectively, Bill Clinton’s first and second terms were second and fourth in the top five historically, regarding the S&P 500 figures.
There was only one Republican in the top five numbers for the S&P – Dwight D. Eisenhower’s first term, which showed a 69.9% price return.
Written by Lisa Swan