back to article The bucks stop here: NYSE freezes trading, blames 'technical issue'

The New York Stock Exchange unexpectedly halted all trading of its listed stocks today at 0832 PDT, 1132 EDT. The freeze is said to be a temporary measure, and NYSE-listed issues on rival exchanges are still trading. The NYSE, owned by Intercontinental Exchange, has blamed technical gremlins. All open orders on the exchange …

  1. malle-herbert
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    Maybe...

    Yet another High Speed Trading misshap ?

    1. DougS Silver badge

      Re: Maybe...

      My tin foil hat side wonders if the Chinese weren't responsible, to take attention off the full blown crash in their market that they appear to be helpless to stop, despite extraordinary measures they've implemented (like banning anyone holding more than 5% of a stock from selling any for six months!)

    2. Gannon (J.) Dick
      Boffin

      Re: Maybe...

      Technically, I think the problem was very, very low speed trading.

  2. Spaceman Spiff

    Joy!

    The joys of "agile" development! Get stuff done quickly, and damn if it works!

  3. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    The Shape of Greater Internet Things to Come on Hubs

    The New York Stock Exchange has halted all trading of listed stocks today at 0851 PDT, 1150 EDT. The NYSE, owned by Intercontinental Exchange, has blamed technical gremlins.

    Is a technical gremlin, a zeroday vulnerability exploiter/export/extorter? Or is that more of a software glitch chasing trade for a hardware patch? Collapsing markets need to know. Although what, if anything, can be done about such novel things is certainly unclear and quite a cause for real concern in any and all virtual market places with open and closing cyber spaces.

  4. Alistair Silver badge
    Coat

    I think

    This is a case of the numbers crunching the computers instead of the other way round.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    The take-home lesson...

    Don't try to save money by sharing a router with United Airlines.

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  7. Your alien overlord - fear me

    "How to hack anything" released on t'internet and a day or 2 later this and UA. If another one goes titsup I'm outing them as being pwned.

  8. Will Godfrey Silver badge
    FAIL

    Liars!

    The exact cause is known, otherwise how did they fix it?

    Currently they are trying to work out a PR angle that makes them look good and covers up stupid mistake number 1053.

    1. Gannon (J.) Dick

      Re: Liars!

      Hyperspace vision, Quantum superposition, mumble, mumble, ... Surely time alone heals all wounds, he said Press-Release-ily.

  9. lee harvey osmond

    OT: "TITSUP"

    Can we please abandon the pretence that this an acronym, and return to the colourful analogy to fields of cows, dead cows, cows with their udders pointing skywards, teats up?

  10. Rory B Bellows

    Gremlins?

    @YourAnonNews tweeted yesterday: "Wonder if tomorrow is going to be bad for wall street... we can only hope."

    1. diodesign (Written by Reg staff) Silver badge

      Re: Gremlins?

      I think they were referring to the effect the Chinese stock market crashgasm may have on Wall St.

      C.

    2. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

      Are Gremlins, Glitches and also in this APT ACTive case, a Ponzi Markets Place Adjustment Space?

      @YourAnonNews tweeted yesterday: "Wonder if tomorrow is going to be bad for wall street... we can only hope." .... Rory B Bellows

      Anonymous Network Operating Nodes for all YourAnonNews of Glitches from Snitches throwing Switches.

      Whenever reality is not as media portrays it to maintain it, is it a virtual application and ab fab fabless fabrication which the most intelligent of beings exercise command and control of with Great Game and Greater IntelAIgent GamesPlays and CHAOS, and in the Madness of Mayhem with Disruptive and Destructive Chaos too.

      1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

        Re: Are Gremlins, Glitches and also in this APT ACTive case, a Ponzi Markets Place Adjustment Space?

        And if you persist in entertaining and maintaining any doubt about those ANONymous facts, are you subject to its Base IT Command and Media Manipulation Control ........ Universal Perceptions Management.

        Have a nice day, y'all.

  11. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    When were the Windows 10 autoupdates due to start?

    As titsup. Sorry, title.

  12. Jim 59

    Hurry up and tell us what happened. We Windows/Linux fanbois are waiting to blame the other side. Loudly and with much foam being flecked.

    1. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

      It was caused by iOS, obviously.

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