Did you see the retirement packages of some of the top CEOs according to the AFL-CIO? Number one is Henry McKinnell of Pfizer, who gets $6.5 million. A year! Shocker! Especially since PFE is down over 30 percent during the past five years, way underperforming the market.
Stocks closed out the holiday-shortened trading week Thursday by building on their three-and-a-half-year highs, as investors digested a mixed batch of economic numbers that helped sink the dollar to a new low against the euro.