Nasdaq Trading Halted For Hours By Technical Glitch
By: Audie Cornish and Dan Bobkoff
August 22, 2013
Trading on the Nasdaq exchange was halted today due to an unspecified technical glitch. The shutdown rattled investors and raised fresh concerns about the safety and stability of financial markets. Nasdaq in particular has experienced technological mishaps, most notably during the Facebook IPO in 2012.
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