NYSE Halts Trading Following Technical Issue
The New York Stock Exchange said an internal technical issue caused trading to halt Wednesday.By Kate Grumke | July 8, 2015
On Wednesday, the New York Stock Exchange halted trading at about 11:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, and all open orders at the time were canceled.
An exchange spokesperson told reporters it was due to a technical error. Multiple outlets reported the halt would be temporary. (Video via CNBC)
At the same time, parts of The Wall Street Journal's website were temporarily down.