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Mountain ranges like the Grand Tetons took millennia to grow to their present size. Wall Street bonuses? More like 25 years.

Photographer: Price Chambers/Bloomberg

Mountain ranges like the Grand Tetons took millennia to grow to their present size. Wall Street bonuses? More like 25 years.

The Reason Wall Street Got So Rich, In Two Charts

The average New York City securities industry bonus went up eight percent last year, to $121,890. Surprised? Didn't think so. Wall Street has been climbing for 25 years. The chart here shows you why.

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