• Super Bowl XLV

    Super Bowl XLV
    Green Bay Packers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (31-25),the first game played in the Dallas area, played at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
  • The 2011 US Debt Ceiling Crisis

    The 2011 US Debt Ceiling Crisis
    This was a continuous debate over increasing the total size of the U.S. national debt to the max. In 2011, the economy showed early signs of recovery but federal debt approached its limit again. Negotiations began in Congress to balance spending priorities against debt. By the end of this, Congress resolved it by passing the Budget Control Act, that eventually became a law.
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -Part 2

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -Part 2
    Gross Profit of over $1 billion was the total that theatres made from the movie coming out, it made the most profit out of all the Harry Potter movies.
  • Black Monday

    Black Monday
    US and global stock markets crashed following the credit rating downgrade by Standard and Poor of the United States sovereign debt
  • World Series 2011

    World Series 2011
    St. Louis Cardinals vs. Texas Rangers
  • Super Bowl XLVI

    Super Bowl XLVI
    New York Giants vs. New England Patriots ( 21-17), the first game to be played in Indiana, played at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis
  • The Avengers

    The Avengers
    Total Gross Profit was $623, 357, 910 from the movie
  • World Series 2012

    World Series 2012
    San Francisco Giants vs. Detroit Tigers
  • Government Shutdown

    The government shutdown for 16 days because of a lapse in appropriations. 850,000 federal employees were furloughed for part of the time.
  • Barack Obama Presidential Election

    Barack Obama Presidential Election
    Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States defeating his Republic opponent Mitt Romney.
  • Super Bowl XLVII

    Super Bowl XLVII
    Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts (24-9), they played at the New Orleans Cesar Superdome.
  • Boston Marathon Bombing

    Boston Marathon Bombing
    This was a terrorist attack, it happened a short distance away from the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The bombs were homemade by two terrorists, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. This killed three people, injuring hundreds of others, 17 lost at least one of their limbs.
  • Iron Man 3

    Iron Man 3
    Total Gross Profit was $409, 013, 994 from the movie.
  • World Series 2013

    World Series 2013
    Boston Red Socks vs. St. Louis Cardinals
  • Affordable Care Act

    Affordable Care Act
    This starting giving states the option to expand Medicaid to more low- income adults and established subsidies for low- and moderate income families to buy private coverage through health insurance. Before 2014, states did not have the option to expand it in that way.
  • Super Bowl XLVIII

    Super Bowl XLVIII
    Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos (43-8), they played at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Transformers: Age of Extinction
    Total Gross Profit worldwide was $1,104,054,072 for the movie.
  • World Series 2014

    World Series 2014
    San Francisco Giants vs. Kansas City Royals
  • Interest Rates Decreased

    Interest rates fell back to 3.85% as the market calmed down.
  • Oil Drop

    Oil Drop
    The price of oil dropped from mid 2014- early 2015, this was mainly driven by supply factors, booming U.S. oil production, and receding geopolitical concerns. The cost of other production are based on the cost of oil, so if the cost of oil is cheap then the cost of production will also be cheaper than normal.
  • Super Bowl XLIX

    Super Bowl XLIX
    New England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks (28-24), they played at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park
    Total gross profit from Jurassic Park was $652, 270, 625.
  • World Cup 2015

    World Cup 2015
    United States Women's National Soccer Team defeated Japan and won the World Cup.
  • World Series 2015

    World Series 2015
    Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets
  • Inflation decreased

    In December 2014, the lowest rate of price increase was 1.7, which was the lowest in half a century.