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  • djinet djinet Oct 11, 2010 7:28 PM Flag

    NYSE Says Some U.S. Stocks Failed to Stop Trading

    Just guessing but it seems there is not 5000 people to manually close trading on all 5000 stocks exactly at 16:00:00 instead it is a scheduled task on the computer which probably includes computer doing end of day things with actual shares and money which cause all kinds of havoc if done accidentally on a Sunday or a ..... Columbus day, someone probably forgot to update into some of the schedulers that Columbus day is a trading day this year and market close 'procedure' should be run. Good that there are still people there to handle these situations.

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