THE STOCK MARKET WILL CRASH AND IT WILL HAPPEN IN MINUTES
The fragile economic recovery would crumble. Nearly $8 trillion of wealth would disappear. Retirement plans would collapse and unemployment would soar. And it could happen with a keystroke.
Just like Target—which was a sitting duck for hackers on Black Friday, when 100 million customers were compromised—the stock market is shockingly vulnerable to a flash crash that could erase 6500 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average. This isn't an outlandish forecast. In fact, it is something we should be expecting.