1 large trader led to May 6 stock market plunge (AP)

Specialists work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange May 6, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonAP – A trading firm’s use of a computer sell order triggered the May 6 market plunge, which sent the Dow Jones industrial average careening nearly 1,000 points in less than a half-hour, federal regulators said Friday.

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