Fake Obama Injury Tweet Trips Up Market Rally

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Tuesday’s market rally was briefly interrupted at about 1:10 p.m. when the Twitter account for the Associated Press was hacked, and sent out a false Tweet.


Source: Twitter / AP

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The markets reacted instantly to the news, erasing the day’s gains with the Dow even dipping into negative territory. However, losses were short lived, as word that the information was untrue circulated.

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