Wait why would the stock market crash due to that AP tweet?
— Conrad Kaczmarek (@ConradKaz) April 23, 2013
Asked, and answered. Other Twitter users think they know why:
— Jeffrey Gregg (@IconJBG) April 23, 2013
@ConradKazNBA because even the joke of Joe Biden becoming President hurts the economy.
— Cody Williams (@TheSizzle20) April 23, 2013
— Susan A (@fetasue) April 23, 2013
On the other hand, perhaps the algos were reacting to the blood-curdling horror of the phrase, "President Joe Biden." $ES_F
— Ellis Wyatt (@EllisWyatt1) April 23, 2013
— Ken Harlan (@krharlan14) April 23, 2013
@jimiuorio relief rally that Joe Biden won't become president as soon as they feared.
— Aileen Markowsky (@AileenMarkowsky) April 23, 2013
Heh. Never change, Twitter.