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Typo investigated as cause of major Dow drop

Could a typo have caused the biggest drop ever during a Wall Street trading day?

The Dow lost almost 1,000 points in less than a half hour today.

Investigators are now trying to determine if a trader accidentally placed an order to sell $16 billion futures instead of $16 million futures, triggering the sell-off.

The Dow nosedive also comes with fears that debt problems in Greece could hamper the global economic recovery.


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