« Intrade Battleground State Contracts | Main | Four Years »
Tuesday
Nov062012

S&P 500 On Presidential Election Days

The charts below show the historical intraday performance of the S&P 500 on Presidential Election Days since 1984.  As shown below, these have typically been good days for equities.  On the seven Presidential Election Days since 1984, the S&P 500 has averaged a gain of 0.85% with positive returns five out of seven days.  If you haven't done so yet, get out and vote!

Subscribe to Bespoke Premium to receive the most unique market research on the Street.