Democrats vs. Republican and the stock market

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Since 1929, Republicans and Democrats have each controlled the presidency for
nearly 40 years. ... As of Friday, a $10,000 investment in the S.& P. stock
market index would have grown to $11,733 if invested under Republican presidents
only ... Invested under Democratic presidents only, $10,000 would have grown to
$300,671 at a compound rate of 8.9 percent over nearly 40 years.
$1,700
under Republicans, $290,000 under Democrats. Not including Hoover (R)
and the Depression, Democrats' results are still six times the Republicans.
New York Times article

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