Amazon went down 87 percent, and Zynga was up 3,292 percent
A stock market data error this evening set an undetermined number of companies listed on the Nasdaq exchange to a share price of $123.47, sending some tech companies’ stock prices crashing and others’ soaring. In a statement obtained by the Financial Times, Nasdaq said the culprit was “improper use of test data” that was picked up by third party financial data providers. The exchange said it was “working with third party vendors to resolve this matter.”
The issue was replicated across major financial websites, including Bloomberg, Google Finance, and Yahoo Finance, and it’s not known when it all started. But stock notifications for tech companies started pouring in at some point this evening, resulting in quite a few tweets on the matter:
Update 10:55PM ET, 7/3: Included Nasdaq’s statement on the matter attributing the error to an “improper use of test data.” The headline of the article has also been updated to reflect this.
The number 47 is equal to eleven and we all know how the elite love that number. So don't be surprised if it's a real coded message to the insiders on what's to come in the future.