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May 5, 2015

Celebrating the Flash Crash with a Wall Street Sales Tax

For those who don't remember, the Flash Crash was when the stock market lost almost nine percent of its value from its opening level, with most of this decline occurring in a five-minute period. The market quickly recovered most of this loss. But the crash did reveal something extraordinary.

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