Tokyo Exchange Struggles With Snarls in Electronics

Posted by TxtEdMacs on Dec 14, 2005 2:16 AM EDT
New York Times on-line (registration required) December 13, 2005; By MARTIN FACKLER
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Probably can't blame this on Microsoft, since it's Fujitsu's design. So here is how it begins: "What exactly is going on at the Tokyo Stock Exchange?

Last month, a computer glitch shut down trading on the exchange, the world's second-largest after the New York Stock Exchange, for almost an entire day. Then last week, a typographical error by the Mizuho Securities brokerage generated a $330 million loss. On Friday, the prime minister demanded corrective steps, and regulators began an investigation. "

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