FYI: Here's What You Need To Know About The NYSE's Circuit Breakers

After the stock market crash of 1987 a la Black Monday, the NYSE decided to implement circuit breakers of sorts that halt trading on the exchange in order to keep the market from imploding.

And today, the NASDAQ is busy hitting March 2009 lows while the Dow drops 300 points. Here’s what you need to know about how NYSE’s circuit breaker system in case everything goes to sh*t.

NYSE circuit breaker Q12010

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