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Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 1 May 2011 | 4,520 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.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 22 Apr 2011 | 3,251 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.

Bear Markets »

Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 4,342 views
Fake Press Release Caused Emulex Bear Raid

Emulex was the unfortunate company to succumb to a coordinated attack on their stock, known as a “Bear Raid” back in 2000 when Mark Jakob released a fake news story on the Internet Wire news service regarding Emulex.