CEO pay increases took a brief pause in 2015 dropping to a paltry median of just $10.8 million. But, the CEO's of America can once again rest assured that their families will not starve to death as 2016 pay soared nearly 7%, setting a post-recession record.
On Wednesday a large number of Twitter accounts including news agencies, and policial entities were hacked by a pro-Turkish group and posted content supporting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his feud with Europe, with hashtags in Turkish reading “NaziGermany” and “NaziHolland.”
US equity futures are unchanged, trading near record highs after digesting a spate of earnings results on Thursday. The dollar pared its weekly loss as the yen and pound slid, while gold headed for its longest slump in three months. European equities fell and markets in Asia were mixed at the start of Lunar New Year holidays.