Saturday, May 8, 2010

Wall Street and the Tale of the Misplaced Finger

Thursday, May 6, the U.S. stock market plunged 1,000 points in eight minutes, one of the biggest dives in history. Read those points as more than $1 trillion dollars in market value gone poof. By the end of the trading day, the market bounced back, closing 348 points down, but oh, the drama! The chaos, the calls for antacids and Xanax as one "misplaced finger" almost hurled the world into a major money crisis. Financial death by typo. ... Continue reading, please, at

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