Republican political control is good for the stock market
Last updated 2003-09-08
Since 1900, Democratic presidents have produced a 12.3 percent annual total return on the S&P 500, but Republicans only an 8 percent return. Republican control is correlated with slight downturns of the U.S. stock market as compared to Democratic control.
Verify this at Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Economic Research or read the
MSN Slate article by Carol Vinzant using economists Susan Woodward and Robert Hall, Ibbotson Associates, and the Stock Trader's Almanac.
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Study using economists Susan Woodward and Robert Hall, Ibbotson Associates, and the Stock Trader's Almanac
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