Software Update Crashed Stock Exchange

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ny stock exchangeWednesday’s four-hour outage at the New York Stock Exchange was caused by a software upgrade made the night before, the exchange announced Thursday.

In the description of the incident, the stock exchange says it began a software release Tuesday night. When people had connection issues Wednesday morning, NYSE techs tried to fix them, but that resulted in additional communications issues mid-morning.

They made the decision to suspend trading because customers were still reporting “unusual system behavior.” Read more at the NYSE.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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