The S&P 500 stock index has now gone well over three years without experiencing even a 10% correction, despite the fact that these pullbacks have occurred an average of once per year since 1928. This is this the fifth longest such streak since 1950.
We all know that the unemployment situation report that comes out on the first Friday of every month is the most important economic report for creating volatile swings in markets. There are some doubts about the validity of some reports produced by the government.
Average executive compensation rose a median 32% in 2013 at exchanges compared to falling 10% in 2012--here are the 10 highest paid CEOs in the exchange and order execution space for fiscal year 2013 as reported by KBW.