US POWER-Brokerages, exchanges brace for blackoutsgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread
NEW YORK, April 3 (Reuters) - A truck-sized generator, out-of-state data centers and back-up batteries are some of the measures brokerages and stock exchanges have ready if rolling blackouts slam California's financial districts this summer.
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Some exchanges or investment houses declined to discuss their plans in detail but said that previous preparation to combat the Year 2000 computer bug, known as Y2K, has left them well prepared for such emergencies as power outages.
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