Obama Told No 'malicious Actors' Involved In NYSE Halt, White House Says

By MarketWatch Pulse

President Barack Obama has been told by advisers there is no indication there were "malicious actors" involved in the New York Stock Exchange trading halt, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. The halt began on the exchange at 11:32 a.m. Eastern time. Earlier Wednesday, a Treasury official said the agency is working with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the matter. The official said it is primarily a matter for the SEC and the NYSE.

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