Finance sites erroneously show Amazon, Apple, other stocks crashing

No, Amazon and Apple stock did not crash Monday. And if you held Mattel stock, you’re not suddenly rich.

But incorrect stock data on the popular Google Finance, Yahoo Finance and Bloomberg sites appeared to be freaking out some investors Monday evening, after test data was apparently misinterpreted by third-party providers to those sites.

As of 11 p.m. Eastern, Google Finance said Amazon.com Inc. shares were down more than 87%, to $123.47. Previously, Yahoo Finance said Amazon was down 74%, to $248.49. In reality, Amazon AMZN, -1.48% finished the day down 1.5%, at $953.66, and was up 0.1% in after-hours trading, according to FactSet.

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