State Of The Union Investing:
Obama Has The Worst Stock Market Performance The Day After The Speech

Daniel Drew,  1/20/2015


Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, President Obama will give his 7th State of the Union address. Compared to Bill Clinton and George Bush, Barack Obama has the worst stock market performance the day after the speech at negative 0.32%. Overall, the day after the State of the Union is a negative day, with an average loss of 0.03%. Throughout that period, the average daily performance of the S&P; 500 is positive 0.03%. This suggests that the State of the Union generally fails to meet expectations.