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NYSE Reviewing Trades In 148 Symbols Between 9:30 And 10:15

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At least the market was broken for at most only 148 stocks. If it was all of them, we would have Flash Crash part Mon Dieu which would confirm that the "market" is nothing but a programmed, or "fixed" to use the parlance of our times, vehicle with which to conduct monetary and fiscal policy, now that the actual underlying economy is just as broken. Of course, good of the NYSE to be on top of its own busted mess. Perhaps this means they will not be able to blame the Nasdaq for this particular epic humiliation?

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Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:07 | 2668687 Dr. Engali
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So...when the financial markets finally blow up for good ,what are we going to talk about?

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:10 | 2668707 ihedgemyhedges
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THAT DOES IT!!!!! I DEMAND TO SEE SOME COMPUTERS HAULED OFF IN HANDCUFFS!!!!! Justice MUST be served this time.....

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:14 | 2668736 malikai
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All they are going to do is reverse the trades which hurt their favourite algos.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:19 | 2668753 idea_hamster
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  "from 9:30:00 to 10:15:00"

So, 45 minutes?

That's 2,700,000,000 micro-seconds in algo-land.  By the time you've review those trades, the machines have turned your portfolio, lunch, and offspring into gray goo.

GLWT -- kthxbi.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:34 | 2668838 francis_sawyer
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aHa!... I've found the culprit!... Now ~ Let's just reverse that trade & everthing will reset back to normal... Ready?... Push reset button NOW!

~~~

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeOHEU7Ykyg

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:35 | 2668845 Levadiakos
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Waddell and Reed stike again. Case closed!

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:46 | 2668918 FlyoverCountryS...
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BLOOMBERG RED HEADLINE:

"Knight Capital Experiencing Delay in Processing Stock Orders: Clients urged to execute trades elsewhere"

Related?

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:21 | 2668782 Dr. Richard Head
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Computers are not corporations, therefore they cannot be people. 

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:44 | 2668904 Nobody For President
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Just THINK of the perp walk...

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:10 | 2668711 Debtonation
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I think I should take physical delivery of all stocks from now on

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:15 | 2668741 The trend is yo...
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They have changed the rules on phsyical delivery of your stock certificate.  you will have to pay a ridiculous fee to have the shares delivered versus maintained in your brokerage account.  They can't hypothicate your stock and make even greater sums.  Call them up and find out what the fee is 

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:25 | 2668801 Winston Churchill
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Well,they had to do something with that MERS registry,didnt they ?

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:29 | 2668815 Debtonation
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That figures.  It's all part of the dream that the "market" can be securitized completely electronically.  This has been the goal all along, eliminate physical ownership so that the whole system can be "controlled."  Pretty soon it will just be illegal to take physical ownership of anything.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 17:41 | 2670399 Hobbleknee
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You don't own your house either.  Property taxes = rent = serfdom.  Actually, you don't even own yourself, since income tax makes you a slave.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:12 | 2668720 astoriajoe
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maybe we'll trade recipes for the best way to cook rat or whatever roadkill we find as we scavenge for food?

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:14 | 2668735 Lost Wages
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I'm interested in learning how to grow weed year round without modern hydroponics. I hope I don't have to spend any time sober after the collapse.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:22 | 2668785 astoriajoe
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...although having the munchies in addition to chronic hunger will really suck.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:24 | 2668795 Vagabond
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Which is why the hydroponic garden needs more than just weed.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 12:03 | 2669002 Lost Wages
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The surrouding environment will hopefully provide animals, plants, and neighbors to eat. (hahaha. cannabalism joke.) But unfortunately in some climates marijuana will only bloom during certain times of year.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:24 | 2668793 Vagabond
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With or without modern hydroponics?  Cause if you meant with...  I'll be releasing a series of videos on modern hydroponics and my two backyard hydroponic greenhouses in the coming weeks.  An interesting topic indeed.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 12:04 | 2669007 Lost Wages
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I'm thinking I won't be able to get supplies, electricity, etc, so I'll have to rely on nature or some kind of horticultural knowledge that was lost when the indigenous were slaughtered.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:46 | 2668913 Nobody For President
Wed, 08/01/2012 - 12:06 | 2669020 Lost Wages
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After civilization collapses, I think there will be more vermin running around than we know what to do with, because civilization was the only thing killing them off. Wait, what was the original post about again?

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:14 | 2668733 DavidC
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Bunny rabbits, clouds, other fluffy things...

DavidC

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:18 | 2668739 slaughterer
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It smells like the "da boyz from Newark" (Knight Capital) are behind some of these crazy, psycho moves.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:17 | 2668746 Hype Alert
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Their goal is to not have it blow up.  In doing so, they will convert it into nothing more than a display for red and mostly green numbers they want you to see.  Dark pools will be the real market.  HFT's skim the difference between the display numbers and the real numbers.

 

Oh wait, we're already there.  Never mind.  Move along.  And never forget, the SEC is looking out for the little guy.  The little guy will be the one's wearing the target.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:32 | 2668830 Beam Me Up Scotty
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"So...when the financial markets finally blow up for good ,what are we going to talk about?"

We will talk about gold and how nice everyones stack looks.  The nice thing is, the Algo's can't touch the gold that we have in possession.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:35 | 2668843 GMan_
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We're gonna talk about the futures market after.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:07 | 2668688 FieldingMellish
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Result: Nothing found... move along... markets are just fine...

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:07 | 2668689 MsCreant
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Everyone hanging on this crap with bated breath...bah! Who gives a fuck?

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:21 | 2668781 idea_hamster
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I think you meant, "Everyone hanging on this bait with crap breath."

We've been suckered in and forced to eat shit for soooo long, it doesn't even register any more.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:07 | 2668691 transaccountin
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check out stocks MTW, DE, AND KWK for serious psycho action

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:52 | 2668750 Jake88
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Mammoth volumes ramping prices up.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:20 | 2668770 Osmium
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Looks like someone forgot to test the code before releasing a new version.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:08 | 2668692 Jim B
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Instead of fixing the underlying problem......  They just cancel the trades......  What a sad joke!

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:11 | 2668714 Mr. Poon
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If they cancel the trades again it will send a perfectly clear message to the markets:  let your algos run wild and don't bother to test them or fix bugs in them, because if they go crazy, the exchanges will be waiting there to make good on your losses.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:12 | 2668724 SheepDog-One
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Cancel the trades...that is IF there were losses to the wrong people involved! If they were up 5%, there would be nothing to even look at.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:08 | 2668694 dvsteenk
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it's about time

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:08 | 2668695 slaughterer
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We started laying out "joke bids" and got some filled.  Hope they do not get cancelled now.  

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 12:10 | 2669049 Mesquite
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Makes Trout fishing look tame (almost)...

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:08 | 2668697 LawsofPhysics
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Just outlaw selling and be done with this sham already.  Only the "right" people will be allowed to sell, or steal.  Where is John Corzine?

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:08 | 2668698 youngman
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What they shoudl do is pull the companies license to trade...forever....and seize and destroy the computer

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:13 | 2668731 exi1ed0ne
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. . .and there would be an new company formed using the same software, devs, and backers within days. New front men though, since the old ones served their purposes.

Perpetual motion discovered!

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:08 | 2668701 derek_vineyard
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Maybe some algo did it just to prove he/she can.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:09 | 2668704 doc_in_the_house
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NO QE3 today =

1) sell off in casino stock "market"

2) sell of in treasury toilet paper = higher rates

3) sell-off in physicals and commodities

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:13 | 2668732 SheepDog-One
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Probably only "3"

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:35 | 2668849 Beam Me Up Scotty
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Probably right.  If no hopium today, the stawk market will shrug and figure it will come next month.  I'll buy some PMs if they go on sale though.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:09 | 2668706 pods
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Stuxnet coming back to bite us in the ass.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:10 | 2668708 The Axe
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Joke....not a funny one either....nothing will happen  There worse the the fucking IOC  

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 11:43 | 2668710 Jake88
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