07/22/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Democratic Presidencies Aren't Always Bad For Stocks

ANNANDALE, Va. (MarketWatch) -- Here is today's investment pop quiz: Does the stock market perform better during Democratic or Republican presidencies?

The answers provided by almost everyone of whom I ask this question are almost unanimous: The stock market does better under Republican presidents.

They're wrong.

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