One Washington Post intern is now famous for his NYSE outage story

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Technical Glitch Takes Down New York Stock Exchange

Interns usually get the brunt of the busy work. Whether they are fetching coffee, going out on runs, or doing menial tasks, it's rare they are given big responsibility.

Thankfully, that isn't that case at the Washington Post. If you were living under a rock, yesterday proved to be the day everyone in finance almost had a nervous breakdown. The New York Stock Exchange suffered an outage and the financial world went into a panic.

Thanks to the speedy fingers of Washington Post intern, Thad Moore, the story was out in a matter of minutes.



Granted his post was short, but that didn't mean people didn't notice. People on social media, and Buzzfeed, applauded Moore's quick and succinct post.



Needless to say not such a great day for the New York Stock Exchange, but a great day for Thad Moore!

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