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Are Second Terms Unlucky?

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 22, 2013 @ 2:30 pm In Cycles,Markets | Comments Disabled

The economic performance of American presidents tends to deteriorate during their second term:

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Source: Economist.com [2], Jan 21st 2013

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[2] Economist.com: http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/01/daily-chart-14

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