New York Stock Exchange during heavy trading on Oct. 23, 1962. The previous day President John Kennedy announced the presence

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New York Stock Exchange during heavy trading on Oct. 23, 1962. The previous day President John Kennedy announced the presence
Everett Collection Historical / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: D18HY8
New York Stock Exchange during heavy trading on Oct. 23, 1962. The previous day President John Kennedy announced the presence of offensive missile sites in Cuba. After a half hour of trading, the ticker tape was nine minutes behind transactions. (CSU_ALPHA_1148) CSU Archives/Everett Collection