Hack of AP's Twitter feed briefly sends stocks down

Its feed falsely said there had been 2 explosions at the White House.

By MSNMoney partner Apr 23, 2013 1:30PM
By Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch

The Associated Press says its Twitter account was been hacked and its feed falsely said there had been two explosions at the White House. The tweet from the AP account briefly caused U.S. stocks to drop. White House spokesman Jay Carney is holding his daily press conference as usual.

This story is developing.