NPR Story
5:13 am
Thu August 2, 2012

The Swing Back After Stock Market Glitch

Originally published on Thu August 2, 2012 5:32 am

Federal regulators are trying to piece together what happened in the stock market Wednesday morning. Just after the opening bell, the prices of dozens of stocks began to gyrate up and down. The swings were soon traced to a software glitch at a New Jersey brokerage firm called Knight Capital. NPR's Jim Zarroli joins Steve Inskeep with more.