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The Dow’s performance since 1900 by president

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FILE - 02 NOVEMBER 2012: On Monday, November 05, 2012 it will be 100 since Woodrow Wilson was elected as the 28th president of the United States of America. Please refer to the following profiles on Getty Images Archival for further imagery http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=113567519&EditorialProduct=Archival&esource=maplinARC_uki_12nov Former American President William Howard Taft (1857 - 1930), right, and Woodrow Wilson (1856 - 1924), at Wilson's inauguration as the 28th President of the United States of America. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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Updated: December 9, 2012 7:33PM



Performance of the Dow Jones industrial average by party controlling the White House, listed with presidents in office, since 1900:

♦ 1901-1912 (Republican — McKinley, T. Roosevelt, Taft): Up 48.3 percent.

♦ 1913-1920 (Democratic — Wilson): Up 29.2 percent.

♦ 1921-1932 (Republican — Harding, Coolidge, Hoover): Down 24.5 percent.

♦ 1933-1952 (Democratic — F. Roosevelt, Truman): Up 318.4 percent.

♦ 1953-1960 (Republican — Eisenhower): Up 121.2 percent.

♦ 1961-1968 (Democratic — Kennedy, Johnson): Up 58.3 percent.

♦ 1969-1976 (Republican — Nixon, Ford): Up 2.1 percent.

♦ 1977-1980 (Democratic — Carter): Down 3 percent.

♦ 1981-1992 (Republican — Reagan, G.H.W. Bush): Up 247 percent.

♦ 1993-2000 (Democratic — Clinton): Up 236.7 percent.

♦ 2001-2008 (Republican — G.W. Bush): Down 12.1 percent.

♦ 2009-2012 (Democratic — Obama): Up 36.2 percent through Tuesday.

AP

Source: Stock Trader’s Almanac



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