The still unidentified fat finger

Remember: on May 6th, the American markets experienced a short and unexplained free fall. A great number of possible explanations have been presented : spelling mistake (or fat finger), electronic bug, aggressive speculation, …

More than a months after this episode, no real explanation has been validated.

The economic system which has became the very foundation of our society and even civilization, system which 6 billions human being depend on directly or not ; this very system can be destabilized by something, while the source and mechanism of this something stays unexplained.

In my opinion, that’s a bit scary…


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