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Biden's post-election stock bump tops Trump's

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2020
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Stocks rose faster in the one month of trading following the 2020 election than in the month of trading that followed the 2016 election.

Between the lines: There are many macro differences between the 2016 and 2020 periods, most notably the pandemic, but both elections took place amid bull markets.

By the numbers:

Dow Jones: +9.96% in 2020 vs. 7.77% in 2016
Nasdaq: +11.68% in 2020 vs. 4.83% in 2016.
S&P 500: +9.79% in 2016 vs. 5.61% in 2016.

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