Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 2018. Photo: AP Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 2018. Photo: AP
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 2018. Photo: AP

Election 2020: Wall Street prepares trading systems for spikes in election night financial transactions

  • Trading volumes are likely to spike to as much as eight times their normal levels on November 3, according to technology-consulting firm ITRS Group
  • That forecast and a spread-out workforce has the biggest banks testing their technology to make sure they can handle the extra flow

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 2018. Photo: AP Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 2018. Photo: AP
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 2018. Photo: AP
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