The election of "Hope-n-Change" offered the promise of a new set of fixes for the financial crisis and the economy, a do over that might help nurse the stock market back to health.
Since then, the market hasn't just gotten worse---it's turned in its worst performance ever for a new President.
The Dow Jones industrial average has fallen 21% during Obama's first seven weeks in office. Count back to election day and the results are even bleaker. That afternoon, the Dow closed at 9,625 now it stands at 6,547, a loss of 32%