Even with $45 billion in TARP funds, billions more in government asset guarantees, Citigroup has earned a rare distinction in the last year. The still-massive bank was actually the worst performing stock in the S&P 500 since Obama's election.
Citigroup had compnay among the worst performers from fellow financial services firms like Bank of America, Huntington Bancshares, MBIA, SuntTrust Banks, BB&T and Hudson City Bancorp. Also among this group are E-Trade Financial and the NASDAQ Group.
Check out the full list of the worst performing stocks since Obama's election:
Though the above stocks certainly wouldn't make your 401K statements any more pleasant to look at the, the entire S&P 500 has actually shown small positive gains since Obama's election. Blue chip equities, however, greatly underperformed relative to the NASDAQ and gold investments.
Check out the best performing asset classes in the last year:
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