Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 6, 2013
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India's high court gives the go-ahead for what will be that country's biggest nuclear power plant. Budweiser releases a new bow-tie shaped can. And, remember the flash crash -- that day in May when one enormous futures trade triggered a terrifying stock market sell-off, sending the Dow down about five percent in minutes? Automated trading got a lot of the blame. Exactly two years later, is the stock market safer today?
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Though a judge in the case assured the public the new plant will be safe and is "necessary for the welfare and economic growth of India", nuclear power remains controversial in the country.
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Critics say the Workplace Flexibility Act of 2013 isn’t about increased flexibility for workers, but about flexibility for employers.
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Has 3D printing finally gone mainstream? Staples says it will start carrying the Cube 3D printer made by 3D Systems.
Posted In: flash crash, automated trading
On the two-year anniversary of the 'flash crash,' market watchers wonder if automated trading could lead to another meltdown.