Stocks do 9 times better with a Democrat in the White House

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    Stocks do 9 times better with a Democrat in the White House....

    While Republicans promote themselves as the friendliest party for Wall Street, stock investors do better when Democrats occupy the White House. From a dollars- and-cents standpoint, it’s not even close.

    The BGOV Barometer shows that, over the five decades since John F. Kennedy was inaugurated, $1,000 invested in a hypothetical fund that tracks the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (SPX) only when Democrats are in the White House would have been worth $10,920 at the close of trading yesterday.

    That’s more than nine times the dollar return an investor would have realized from following a similar strategy during Republican administrations. A $1,000 stake invested in a fund that followed the S&P 500 under Republican presidents, starting with Richard Nixon, would have grown to $2,087 on the day George W. Bush left office.

    Stocks Return More With Democrat in White House: BGOV Barometer - Bloomberg
     
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    Along with crony capitalism, increased entitlement programs, increased national debt, and don't forget devaluation of the purchasing power of the dollar. FYI the value of $1,000 in 1960 is about $250 today or less. A nice middle class home would cost about $20,000 give or take, today well over $75,000. Apparently you forgot the mutual fund disaster in the mid 70's, and inflation, as well........the list goes on.
     
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    This is amazing.

    Not only does Chris spam with his posts, but now he is recylcing old threads.

    This one was debunked a long time ago......

    This is a sure sign the left is wetting it's pants over the building tsunami of conservative victories come November.

    Desperate.
     
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    Chrissy is a dupe...all there is to it.
     
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    Democratic Presidents control the stock market. I'll write a note.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    Chris, will you admit that Bush was correct in wanting partial privatization of SocSec?
     
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    As the leading Democrat in Office is demonizing Wall Street and has launched Class Warfare against them Chrissy?

    Yer a partisan flavoured fruitcake.:cuckoo:
     
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    Didn't you get humiliated on this topic already? What a petaQ!
     
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    and you're 9 times a stupid with a Democrat in the White House.
     

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