#8: Steve Jobs’ Death
The death of the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) co-founder and former CEO was perhaps the saddest news the market had to grapple with all year. Jobs was an incredible genius who changed the world for the better with his innovative products and masterful marketing. His efforts not only created billions of dollars in wealth for Apple shareholders, but they also provided users with brilliant tools to increase productivity. If only there were more CEOs like Steve Jobs.