View Full Version : Nasdaq to buy Swedish Exchange

05-25-07, 03:50 PM
Nasdaq to buy OMX exchange for $3.7 billion (http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/nasdaq-agrees-buy-nordic-exchange/story.aspx?guid=%7B6D0E7894%2D62F2%2D46C8%2DAB40%2 D0CBAA2B8BFD1%7D)

bork bork bork

It boggles my little mind that a stock exchange itself can be bought and sold. Anyone want to lend me a few billion so I can take Nasdaq OMX private in an LBO, add in a few seasonings, let simmer, and then have an IPO (traded on the Nasdaq, of course)?