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S&P Turns Green And Market Unbreaks

Curious why DirectEdge "broke" exactly one hour ago? Simple: to prevent what's left of retail from dumping into the latest momentum plunge:

When EDGX broke, retail got locked out of trading - example in

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— Eric Scott Hunsader (@nanexllc)

Sure enough, it succeeded in locking out the weak hands from further dumping, because while it is still legal to sell, why make it illegal if you can just "break" the market itself.

So what happened next? Well, the S&P, after dropping 1.5%, just turned green:

And the punchline: market magically unbreaks as soon as the S&P turned green.

  • EDGX: ALL SYSTEMS NOW OPERATING NORMALLY

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