The computer gremlins were wreaking havoc in the stock market yesterday, Friday, 6/9/17. Citigroup and Amazon flash crash in the afternoon while Nordstrom flash spikes. The major stock indexes print new all-time highs early in the Friday session and then roll over to the downside from 11 AM on. As trading proceeds towards 3 PM, equities are falling like a rock.
Keystone's publication Flash Crashes, Fat Fingers and Computer Glitches, Oh My!: A Summary of Major System Outages at Global Exchanges 2010 through 2016 by K E Stone is available from Amazon for a buck 99. This year's flash crashes and flash spikes are added to the 2010-2017 edition that will be published by Amazon in January 2018. This information is for educational and entertainment purposes only. Do not invest based on anything you read or view here. Consult your financial advisor before making any investment decision.