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Posted on 22 Apr 2011 | 3,276 views
Apple and Cisco 2011 Mini Flash Crashes Kept Quiet

When the “Flash Crash” wiped some $1 trillion of companies’ market value on May 6, 2010, when the US Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 700 points before rebounding in a matter of minutes, the sudden plunge in stock prices was partially due to computers setup with “High-Frequency Trading Strategies“, in which thousands of orders to buy and sell shares are executed in fractions of a second.

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Posted on 15 Mar 2011 | 4,663 views
March 15 2011 Third Largest Fall in Nikkei History

The Nikkei 225 stock index closed down 10.55 percent on Tuesday March 15, 2011, recovering from deeper losses earlier in the session, as the nation grappled with a crisis at an earthquake-damaged nuclear power plant and the aftermath of last week’s earthquake and tsunami.