Financial Regulatory Forum

BREAKINGVIEWS-Market turmoil recalls 1987’s electric nightmare

By Reuters Staff
May 7, 2010

— The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

The Big Glitch – trading error or tipping point?

May 7, 2010

Was it a trading error, or the tipping point of market anxiety? A range of potential factors has drawn scrutiny after the record 1,000 point plunge and rebound in the Dow Jones industrial average on Thursday.