Will Systems Fail When The Dow Jones Average Hits 10,000?


STAMFORD, Connecticut--If investment managers' technology departments didn't have enough to worry about with their Year 2000 and euro conversions, now they also have to consider the impact of the Dow Jones average hitting 10,000. The problem may not have the apocalyptic importance of the Year 2000, but it is real enough that at least some financial services firms are diverting scarce technology resources away from other projects to write some quick patches to get them through the bull market