Two car bombs in Turkey, near the Syrian border, killed some 40 people, and injured 100, say local officials. If the explosions turn out to be linked to Syria, it would be the biggest death toll in Turkey related to its neighbor's civil war.
The bull market that started in 2009 is proving to be one for the history books. From 2009 through the end of 2013, the market is up 173 percent, as measured by the Standard & Poor's 500 index. So how does that stack up against the biggest bull markets of the past eight decades? Take a look: