NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- We've had a number of examples of technology mishaps that have wreaked havoc on investors, from network breakdowns to seemingly rogue trading algorithms -- the latest being from Knight Capital (KCG - Get Report).That "glitch" entered an erroneous trade last week that put the firm's survival in jeopardy by costing it more than $400 million on the balance sheet. It also forced the company into accepting "partners" under the worst of desperate situations.
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