A close examination of Obama’s recent good polling
President Obama’s approval rating and, more specifically, the difference between his disapproval and approval rating (the “spread”) has seen a dramatic improvement in the past few days. Over at RealClearPolitics, we see the spread has gone from 7.8 to 11.7 in just two days. In fact, the change in his approval rating of 0.85/day (53.2 vs 51.5) is the best positive rate of change for | Read More »
S&P 500 vs Obama’s disapproval: a real correlation?
First, some background information. In late August, Jim Cramer of Mad Money ran a segment which showed a relationship between the S&P 500 and Obama’s disapproval rating. It first caught my attention at Hot Air, where moderator Ed Morrissey blogged: Sharp investors always look for leading indicators to market shifts, and Jim Cramer thinks he’s found a doozy. After watching this segment, it’s hard to | Read More »