Archives for: December 2005, 10

Typing error costs Japanese bank $225,000,000

see "Probe into Japan share sale error" http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4512962.stm A broker at a Japanese bank who meant to offer one expensive share of stock reversed the price with the quantity and sold a massive quantity of stock (41 times th… more »

The nanny state back off biking, temporarily

see "Patrol postpones bicycle-event cap" (Colorado Springs Gazette, 12/3/05) http://www.gazette.com/display.php?id=1312578&secid=1 After a flurry of protests, largely due to a wave of information across the internet, the Colorado State Police hav… more »