Stock Market Performance by President (From Election Date)
This interactive chart shows the running percentage gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average by Presidential term. Each series begins in the month of election and runs to the election of the next president. Only presidents who were elected (as opposed to VPs who stepped in) are shown. The y-axis shows the total percentage increase or decrease in the DJIA and the x-axis shows the term length in months. Click any president name in the legend to add or remove graph lines.