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Why Do Exchanges Own Multiple Licenses? It's Not Hard To See, Look at the SEC

In this recent research note, Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. Principal Richard Repetto examines why the public exchange operators hold multiple licenses and that rationale behind this phenomenon.

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June 20, 2005

Nasdaq Application on the Way This Year

By Gregory Bresiger

Nasdaq's much delayed exchange application, now over four years old, will come before the Securities and Exchange Commission members sometime this year.

"I feel sure that we'll make it in less than five years," said Commissioner Cynthia Glassman. She addressed the recent STA Congressional Conference. Annette Narazeth, director of the SEC's Division of Market Regulation, said the application will come before the commissioners "this year."