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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 11 Mar 2011 | 6,662 views
The Largest Ever DJIA Intra-Day Sell-Off

On a point basis, the September 29, 2008 sell-off in the U.S. stock market marked the single-worst intra-day pullback in stock market history — a 777.68 decline, followed closely by the 733.08 point pullback two weeks later, on October 15, 2008. Of the 10-steepest declines in stock market history, six came at the end of 2008 during the depths of the financial crisis.