NASDAQ Information Technology Glitch : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

CNBC Live at 12:15 is reporting that feed from the NASDAQ is locked up. The talking head says it originates in NASDAQ's Unysis's mainframe called NASDAQ Mainframe II and is causing the index not to update while the individual stock trade quotes on the tape is okay.

NASDAQ has devoted full resources to fix the glitch but is not able to say when it might be fixed.

-- Bill P (, February 18, 2000


At 12:45 p.m. EST, the Dow is down -170.95 and the S&P is down - 22.64.

-- Deb M. (, February 18, 2000.

You can get an NDX print on Yahoo if that is of any help:

-- Tom Beckner (, February 18, 2000.

Bill P, talking head on CNBC is flailing hands...what is this clog....this is UNISYS...we don't know why....oh my!! This can't be.

-- canthappen (, February 18, 2000.

12:17 pm EST...

DAQ still frozen at - 13.43, on Yahoo, CNNfn...been that way for at about 1/2 an hour now...

-- Tim (, February 18, 2000.

Was only half listening, but think CNBC reported NASDAQ computer is fixed but will take a while for the data to clear itself.

Dow down 216.71 at 12:22 (CST)

-- Will (cant@tell.ya), February 18, 2000.

NASDAQ has gone down before because of squirrel activity..hmmm...Squirrel King, front and center!!!!

-- haha (, February 18, 2000.

Wonder what floor CNBC is on, they might do well to consider moving to the first or second floor in the near future as this entire market saga unfolds.

Nasdaq 100 (NDX) is down 68 at1:39pm EST and the Composite is still locked up.


-- Ray (, February 18, 2000.

CNNfn's take:

Glitch hits Nasdaq index
Problem with line from mainframe stops composite updating; trading continues
http:/ /

-- Tim (, February 18, 2000.

At 1:51pm Nasdaq 100 (NDX) down 94 and Dow down 234 and falling rapidly.


-- Ray (, February 18, 2000.

Where are bonds? I don't see Cnn or MSNBC listing them.

-- tim phronesia (, February 18, 2000.

Some markets cosed early for the 3 day holiday, I'm showing the 30 yr bond yield at 6.148%


-- Ray (, February 18, 2000.

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