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Posted on 22 Sep 2013 | 8,686 views
Procter & Gambles Mini Flash Crash

Procter & Gamble (Ticker Symbol: PG) stock dived 5 percent and then snapped back instantly on Friday August 30, 2013 — the stock took the dip on an errant trade, P&G’s director of investor relations said.

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Posted on 9 Oct 2012 | 3,699 views
Is the October 2012 Stock Market Crash-Proof?

When it comes to wealth suddenly disappearing, October can be diabolically frightful. The stock market crash of 1929 that led to the Great Depression occurred in October. So did the 22.6% plunge suffered by the Dow Jones industrial average in 1987 on “Black Monday.”

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Posted on 21 Mar 2011 | 9,158 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.