Another false rumor: No, New York Stock Exchange didn’t flood (but will be closed again Tuesday)

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http://twitter.com/#!/WillPollard/status/263096340144345088

Whoever tweeted out the false #NYSE FLOODING, #WellPlayed! Like a #Boss! #LuLz

— Anonymous (@mezcal1323) October 30, 2012

“3 ft of water on floor of the NY Stock Exchange” via @twcbryan #SuperStorm #Sandy #NYSE

— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) October 30, 2012

Several mainstream media reporters and outlets spread the rumor that the New York Stock Exchange was “3 feet under water” on Monday night. Not true:

false. RT @hblodget RT @lukerussert Weather Channel just said 3ft of water inside New York Stock Exchange. #NYSE #Sandy

— Ryan W (@ynggekko) October 30, 2012

Confirmed by @nyseeuronext: NYSE floor NOT flooded. Previous CNN report we tweeted was erroneous. Our apologies for any confusion. #Sandy

— New York Magazine (@NYMag) October 30, 2012

Rumors of NYSE trading floor flooding are not true, says NYSE – @politico @cnbc @weatherchannel

— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) October 30, 2012

CNN and Weather Channel retracted, but the rumor lived on:

Amazing how fast inaccurate information flowing tonight. Within the span of 5 minutes, Weather Channel reported water in NYSE,then retracted

— shakey d (@iamsemigloss) October 30, 2012

@sjiwamiya NYSE has said that there is no water on the trading floor and CNN has retracted their report.

— Joshua Hoyos (@JoshuaHoyos) October 30, 2012

WABC repeating on-air just now debunked rumor that NYSE trading floor flooded. #sandy

— Michael Luo (@michaelluo) October 30, 2012

Apparently @cnn has retracted report of three feet of water on the floor of the NYSE. #Sandy

— Jeff Brady (@jeffbradynpr) October 30, 2012

RT @bfloblog: Ch. 4 in Buffalo just reported the NYSE is under three feet of water. That report has been retracted by CNN

— Tony Pecoraro (@TonyPek) October 30, 2012

@don_standard well CNN reported NYSE was flooded. Then retracted hours later. Hard to know

— Chris Kooman (@aggrodude) October 30, 2012

So, no flooding. But the NYSE will be shut down again Tuesday, setting a historic precedent not seen since 1888:

RT @marketwatch: NYSE to remain closed tomorrow. Will be its first two-day weather closure since 1888. vsb.li/lqk4L4

— Coretta(@CorettaJackson) October 30, 2012

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/10/30/another-false-rumor-no-new-york-stock-exchange-didnt-flood-but-will-be-closed-again-tuesday/

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