Whether it's called investing or betting, the intra-debate chart for Rick Perry's GOP nomination...

|By:, SA News Editor

Whether it's called investing or betting, the intra-debate chart for Rick Perry's GOP nomination odds at Intrade completely nosedived in the middle of last night's debate when he stumped himself trying to name the third federal department he proposes to eliminate. The New York Times' Catherine Rampell says the dropoff in the chart was so steep the clear analogy that jumps to mind is the Flash Crash of May 6, 2010... except without the bounceback.