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Posted on 6 Aug 2012 | 4,150 views
August 2012 Computer Glitch Almost Causes Repeat of 2010 Flash Crash

A technical glitch on the stock market caused sharp swings in dozens of stocks early Wednesday August 1, 2012 — causing confusion and disarray in the first hour of trading.

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Posted on 15 Apr 2012 | 3,803 views
High Frequency Trading now Turning Bearish and Looking for a Summer 2012 Stock Market Crash

The six month surging stock market rally has nothing to do with any signs of a economic turnaround on Main Street analysts say — the disconnect in the number of shares being traded proves this.

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Posted on 21 Mar 2011 | 9,198 views
What Caused the May 6 2010 Flash Crash

Waddell & Reed initiated a computer-driven sale worth $4.1 billion by one of its traders which helped trigger the May flash crash, setting off liquidity shocks that ricocheted between U.S. futures and stock markets, sending the Dow Jones industrial average careening nearly 1,000 points in less than a half-hour on May 6, 2010, federal regulators said Friday.