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Computer Error Shuts Down NASDAQ Stock Exchange

The NASDAQ stock exchange experienced a halt in trading Thursday, and a computer glitch is to blame. The outage was only the most recent of several very public technical failures in the US stock market system, prompting calls for testing requirements, safeguards, and trading software updates.

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Beth Romanik
New SEC Software Breaks Up Insider-Trading Ring

The next time you come across some top-secret information regarding stock tips, you might want to second-guess yourself if you plan on doing a little insider wheeling and dealing. New software at the Securities and Exchange Commission has led regulators to recently break up an insider-trading ring.

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Jonathan Vanian