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Latest Nasdaq Glitch Was Not Squirrel Related

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Latest Nasdaq Glitch Was Not Squirrel Related

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Latest Nasdaq Glitch Was Not Squirrel Related

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The bushy-tailed rodents have halted the flow of capitalism before. Once in 1987 and again in 1994. Squirrels chewed through a key Nasdaq computer cable.

RENEE MONTAGNE: Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. The NASDAQ says it was a software glitch that froze its trading worldwide for hours yesterday. So this time it wasn't the squirrel. The bushy-tailed rodents have halted the flow of capitalism before. In 1987 and again in 1994, squirrels chewed through a key NASDAQ computer cable. Not saying, but cables still exist in the NASDAQ's high tech world so it seems squirrels could strike again. It's MORNING EDITION.

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