Nanex ~ 31-Oct-2012 ~ Micro Flash Crash Events are Growing
The chart below shows the daily count of micro-flash crashes that triggered one of our
market monitors. The chart is in log-scale for better visibility. Since the beginning
of this year through October 31, 2012, there have been 12,848 micro-flash
crashes. About 5% of these events are news-worthy and probably appear on one of the
links on this page (some
charts for October 31st).
The extreme cases might get more attention and appear
this link for an explanation of what our micro-flash crash
monitor looks for. Our last update on these events can be found
Note that recently, the number of these events has been trending higher.