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Description: In the wake of the 2008 market crash, a growing number of individual investors jumped into currency trading under the impression that it was a safer bet than stocks. On Thursday, investors learned just how wrong they were.

Source: Fortune.com

Date: Jan 16, 2015

Link: http://fortune.com/2015/01/16/swiss-franc-400-million-losses/

Questions for discussion:

  • What are the lessons investors should take away from this fiasco?
  • Was there a way for the firm to avoid or mitigate this scenario?

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