The stock market has been almost unstoppable recently. Until today, the S&P 500 had notched eight record closes in a row. And yesterday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ Composite and even the Russell 2000 all broke through to new all-time highs. Source: Shutterstock The reality is there are three catalysts lighting a fire under…

Last year was an unprecedented one for special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). Also known as blank-check companies, SPACs have no explicit business plan. Rather, they are to acquire or merge with an unspecified private company, typically within 24 months. If a deal doesn’t occur by the two-year mark, the investment vehicle must dissolve and return…