"The flash crash" five years later

May 6, 2015
Has the financial sector learned?

A warning on the bond market

Apr 14, 2015
Fed expressed concerns that "flash crash" could become more common

Glitches that abruptly bring markets to a halt are on the rise

Sep 11, 2013
Competing algorithms could be the culprit. And a new study says they're on the rise.

Could another flash crash strike the stock market?

May 6, 2013
On the two-year anniversary of the 'flash crash,' market watchers wonder if automated trading could lead to another meltdown.

Thrills and spills of high speed trading

Oct 23, 2012
It’s fast and furious, and highly controversial. High-frequency trading is the computer–based buying and selling of shares within fractions of a milli-second. A new study just out in Britain suggests this kind of trading is mostly beneficial.

25 years after Black Monday, what lessons are learned

Oct 19, 2012
The markets tumbled Friday, but the declines were nothing compared to the Black Monday crash of Oct. 19, 1987. The Dow Jones shed 22 percent -- the equivalent of a 3,000-point drop today.

MID-DAY UPDATE: Bernanke: Too big to fail?

Sep 2, 2010
...Shut 'em down Is high unemployment here to stay? Retailers show surprisingly solid sales Flash crash: SEC suspects "quote stuffing" and "sub-...

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MID-DAY UPDATE: Trade deficit widens in June...

Aug 11, 2010
... We're in debt and out of work -- why are we still gobbling imports? Economists underwhelmed by Fed's new plan What caused the flash crash? ...