The deal is closer to being done.
If it happens, the NYSE will have a worldwide exchange reach of a 22-hour trading day, with exchanges in San Francisco, New York, Lisbon, Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam.
The future of the Pacific Exchange in San Francisco just got a little brighter.
Now, if I could just get a little help with my own startup--The Honolulu Exchange. Perhaps the NYSE would eventually want to buy us out and add the HEx to it's collection. Remember how the NYSE got started.
Are you in?