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Posted on 22 Apr 2011 | 2,808 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.