Who Got Rich This Week: Cosmetics Maven Jane Lauder, Youngest Female Billionaire In America

Each week at Forbes we scan our database of corporate insiders to see who got richer from the action in the stock market. It was yet another record-breaking week for the stock market. The S&P 500 closed at a new high Thursday of 1790.62, gaining 2.5% during the past week. The index minting new records is becoming about as reliable as a new scandal a day from Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, but this week it was optimistic words from the soon-to-be Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen that precipitated investor confidence. In her first appearance before the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen emphasized her intentions to continue cushioning the economy via quantitative easing — good enough to bump the S&P by 0.5% Thursday. With the market party still raging onward, it wasn’t hard to find some big winners. Of course, the most notable one had her family, not the market, to thank for her bump:

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