Former Vice President Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, and his to-do lists will function extraordinary as long as he tries to pull the country out of the worst pandemic in a century and mend divisions in American politics.
But on at least one metric, Biden supporters may refer to the incoming president’s bullish influence on the stock market since the November 3 election as one early achievement, even if all of the recent gains on the change in order from Donald have been difficult to pin down. Trump to Biden.
Looking back historically, the historic champion on Election Day for Inauguration Day was Republican single-term President Herbert Hoover, with a 13.3% rise in the S&P 500 SPX,
Between his election on November 6, 1928 and his first day in office.
In the 11 weeks between the November 3 election and Tuesday, the S&P 500 rose 12.76%, according to FactSet data.
This return places Biden in second place in performance, after Republican Hoover, with an outside shot that outperforms the Iowa Commander in Chief, who served from 1929 to 1933, finding his legacy tied to stew lines and economic crisis.
Hoover’s presidency was marred by the 1929 stock market crash that occurred nearly eight months into his tenure, and was eventually seen by many as the starting point of the Great Depression.
Nonetheless, Biden is hoping for a more auspicious presidency, even though his term begins during the terrible period of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Tuesday, the United States topped over 400,000 reported deaths from COVID-19, as the pathogen sees to the killer that settled nearly a year ago. A new comeback.
Meanwhile, the United States was reeling in the wake of an apparent rebellion, as thousands of protesters, specifically those who claim to be Trump supporters, I stormed the Capitol Two weeks ago, leading to a historic The second accusation Chief 45 who was charged with aiding the riots that resulted in the deaths of five people.
Perhaps, more than any other president, Trump has linked his success as a leader to the performance of the economy and the stock market, which have collapsed amid the fallout from the virus outbreak. Trump’s election loss was largely linked to his handling of the public health crisis.
The pandemic has affected the US presidential election, forcing a historic number of distant votes to limit the spread of the virus and delay the return in some states. The Associated Press did not declare Biden the victor in the major states until November 7.
Although Biden has had a role in the recent market advance of the S&P 500, the DJIA,
The Nasdaq Composite Index,
Since November, gains have also been achieved amid the introduction of vaccines High efficacy reported From Pfizer PFE,
And Moderna MRNA,
Helping to boost hopes for an economic recovery in the near term from the epidemic.
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