On May 6, 2010, the Flash Crash occurred.
Finally a non-technical short story that explains how it could have happened and how it might happen again.
The latest article to mention the Flash Crash is http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/markets/2013/02/13/dow-nears-new-peak-amid-eerie-calm/1912509/
Click on Flash Crash Epitaph to read this short story. Enjoy!
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