Business, Tech Announcements Staggered By Attacks
Business came to a standstill in many sectors today as people were riveted to the news coming out of New York.Business came to a standstill in many sectors today as people were riveted to the news coming out of New York. The New York Stock Exchange itself was evacuated and trading was cancelled, possibly for the entire day, following the crash of two airplanes into the World Trade Center towers, only blocks away. The Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange also closed trading on their electronic systems, and in Canada, trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange was also halted.
It is unknown yet what the economic impact of the terrorist acts will be, but the attacks couldnt have come at a worse time.