Nasdaq Just Took a Step Toward Challenging the Flash Boys Bourse

  • CEO Greifeld sees opportunity to use stock market licenses
  • Nasdaq attempted to add programmed delay to exchange in 2012

Nasdaq Inc.’s deal to acquire Deutsche Boerse AG’s International Securities Exchange gives it another chance to bring a trading speed bump to the U.S. stock market, a move that would put it in direct competition with IEX Group Inc.’s proposed public venue.

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