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Posted on 13 Jul 2011 | 5,147 views
Timing Stock Market Crashes

Spotting a major turn in the stock market and avoiding a stock market crash could be the difference between retiring in style or not retiring at all.

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Posted on 21 May 2011 | 3,890 views
Splash Crash Will be Catastrophic Compared to Flash Crash Stock Market Plunge

One year after the “Flash Crash” that rattled the markets worldwide the Securities and Exchange Commission still has a long way to go to make sure such a major “Stock Market Plunge” doesn’t happen again, academics and other analysts said.

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Posted on 21 May 2011 | 8,191 views
Mini Flash Crashes Occurring Daily

Mini Flash Crashes are still occurring routinely with individual stocks, a sign some of the problems that contributed to the short-circuiting of the markets more than a year ago are still happening. Despite efforts to prevent another flash crash, regulators and markets have moved to implement safeguards.

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Posted on 1 May 2011 | 4,581 views
SEC Circuit Breaker Rules Fails to Stop Jazz Pharmaceuticals Flash Crash

Shares of Jazz Pharmaceuticals (Stock Symbol: JAZZ) opened the trading day on April 27, 2011 at $33.59 per share, the stock then went on to trade down slightly with normal volume until approximately 10:00 AM EST, when it plummeted for approximately two minutes before finding a bottom at $23.50 per share.

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Posted on 22 Apr 2011 | 3,295 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.