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This was the lightest trading day of the year so far

Consider this a testament to:

A) August.

B) Computerized trading.

According to CNBC, this was the lightest trading day of the year so far on the New York Stock Exchange.

Just 2 and a quarter billion shares changed hands.

Just.

 

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.

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