The chart below shows the performance of the UK market (FTSE All-Share index) over the periods the respective US presidents were in office.
From the point of view of the UK market, the best president was Jimmy Carter – the market rose 145% during his four years as president. The worst spell was the second term of Richard Nixon, when the market fell 42%.
The chart below plots the values of two portfolios (indexed to 100):
The two ...