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Flash Crash

5:15 a.m. March 23, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
As the stock market is in turmoil, here’s what experts are watching for as the NYSE operates without humans for the first time ‘The stakes are very high,’ says market-structure expert James AngelThe New York Stock Exchange is going all electronic on Monday, marking the first time the centuries old exchange will operate in regular hours without its legion of trusted flesh-and-blood floor traders.
3:51 a.m. March 19, 2020 - By William Watts
How a ‘disorderly’ U.S. dollar is amplifying the stock-market rout and adding to volatility If there’s one currency ‘aggravating the selloff in global asset markets, it is the U.S. dollar’: strategistThe U.S. dollar continues to soar against practically everything as liquidity starved investors around the world scramble for greenbacks. That’s not helping.
6:24 a.m. March 18, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Pound sinks to multidecade lows as stocks reel from coronavirus concernsThe pound tumbled to levels not seen in several decades, as investors flocked to the perceived safe haven of the dollar while stocks continued to tumble on fears of the coronavirus pandemic doing severe damage to the global economy.
9:02 a.m. Feb. 26, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
What typically happens following a two-day selloff of 6%? More of the same, if 1987 and 2008 are any indication ‘A little market fear can turn into a lot of market fear very quickly’Stocks were rebounding early Wednesday, but there’s still a long way to go to claw back the one-two punch of losses earlier in the week. Monday and Tuesday combined for a drop of more than 6% on the S&P — the nastiest drop over any two-day stretch since the flash crash in 2015. The last time before that was way back in 2011.
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