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Posted on 22 Apr 2011 | 5,414 views
April 2011 Standard and Poors 500 Stock Futures Jump to October 1987 Pre Crash Levels

One of the biggest surges of overnight demand for Standard & Poor’s 500 stock futures before Wednesday’s April 20, 2011 session is unnerving some investors puzzled by the sudden leap. The difference between the price of the last S&P 500 future traded on Tuesday evening and its opening price on Wednesday morning was the second biggest ever for a Wednesday following a Friday when options expired.