Economic policy aside, President Obama broke into an exclusive club this weekend when he finished his third-year in office.
The group, now five strong, are the men who ran the country when the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted gains of 50% or more during their first three years in office. Previously it was made up of just two Democrats and two Republicans: FDR, Clinton, Eisenhower, and Coolidge.
Bespoke Invesment Group calculated the returns back to the Teddy Roosevelt’s first full day in office in 1901.
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