On April 8, 2013 new more sophisticated Securities and Exchange Commission rules seeking to prevent another flash-crash tookeffect, but some observers are dubious about how effective they will be in another crisis-situation.
On August 1, 2012 the Knight Capital Group had a $400 million trading snafu.
On May 6, 2010, the Flash Crash occurred where the Dow Jones fell 9.2% in a matter of minutes. Finally a short story that explains how it could have happened and how it might happen again.
Click on Flash Crash Epitaph to read this short story. Enjoy!