At his campaign rallies, the President often tells stories of how people come up to him to thank him for their growing 401(k) retirement accounts, warning them against voting for Democrats, which he says will equate to an economic mistake.
"Remember, you're going to pay a big price if you vote for somebody else," the President said in October at a rally in Nevada. "You're going to say, what the hell is happening to our 401(k) as it does a big nosedive?"
The Dow Jones Industrial average was at 17,888 on the day that Mr. Trump was elected in November of 2016 - almost two years later, the Dow now stands just under 25,200, though that is down about 1,600 points from early October.
"I guess the stock market is up to, getting close to 50 percent since the election," the President said. "That's incredible."