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One large trader led to May 6 stock market plunge

• AP
A single trader executing an unusually large and fast sale using a complex computer algorithm triggered the so-called flash crash that sent the Dow Jones stock index plummeting nearly 998 points in a matter of minutes on May 6, a new report from two regulators said Friday. 

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