The Brief Existence of an Additional $100 Million in Market Cap 

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

When Twitter IPO’ed in 2013, a penny stock with the symbol TWTRQ surged in value. That was likely due to foolish humans mis-reading the ticker symbol. On April 1st, it was automated algorithms that got tripped up, by a phony press release from Tesla.

Previously in wacky computer algorithms: The $24 Million Dollar Book


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