Market Extra: Dow’s rally from election to Trump’s first 100 days is a postwar record

As President Donald Trump nears his 100th day in office on Saturday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is on track to book the best performance in the postwar era under a first-term president when measured from Election Day through the 100th day in office, according to Dow Jones data.

The Dow DJIA, +0.03% has rallied 14.45% since Trump’s stunning Nov. 8 election victory over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton after a campaign promising a raft of Wall Street friendly policies, including tax cuts, deregulation and a boost in infrastructure spending. (The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.06% has gained about 11.6% over that period, while the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.39% has climbed 16.4%.

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