May 18, 2010
Yes and thank you for taking action:
U.S. stock exchanges would briefly halt trading of some stocks that have big prices swings under new trading rules aimed at avoiding market plunges and proposed by federal regulators.
The rules would take effect in mid-June under a six-month pilot program agreed to by major exchanges and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC announced them Tuesday and put them forward for public comment, in a response to the stunning plunge of May 6.