Stock Market & Dow Jones Today: Trading Error?
Did a trading error cause the stock market and Dow Jones plunge today May 6, 2010?
The Dow took a free fall this afternoon, plunging nearly 1,000 points.
Fears that Greece won't be able to dig itself out of its debt problems -- and that the troubles will spread throughout Europe -- are a probable cause.
But now on TV they say today's market crash was cause by a trading error. Is it true?
CNBC and other sources are reporting a trading error at a major firm. What firm is that?