Tuesday, January 22, 2008

NASDAQ at 0930

The news overnight from Asian markets, particularly India, and this morning from Europe, meant a lot of people got out of bed early this morning in the US to do what they couldn't do yesterday because of the holiday.

The result was predictable - this from NASDAQ.com:

One of the stories that will come out of today is the story of how much financial information accounts for in terms of total Internet traffic.

The NASDAQ server wasn't the only one groaning the the weight of information requests from the anxious public investor pool this morning - repeated requests to Google servers ended up with half-built pages and missing information.

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