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Bats Global Markets (formerly an acronym for Better Alternative Trading System) is a second-generation [http://www.marketswiki.com/wiki/Electronic_communication_network electronic communication network] (ECN) founded in June 2005 by David Cummings, the owner of Tradebot Systems in Kansas City.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.forbes.com/wallstreet/2008/01/23/bats-stocks-exchanges-biz-wall-cx_lm_0123bats.html|name=Trading Upstart BATS Tops 1 Billion Volume Mark|org=Forbes.com|date=July 27, 2018}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2007/03/07/merrill_buys_bats_trading_stake/|name=Merrill Buys BATS Trading Stake|org=Boston.com|date=July 27, 2018}}</ref> It was acquired by [[Cboe]] in 2017.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://ir.cboe.com/press-releases/2017/03-01-2017.aspx|name=CBOE Holdings Announces Close of Acquisition of Bats Global Markets|org=Cboe|date=July 27, 2018}}</ref>
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Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Nasdaq is the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, and its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1-in-10 of the world's securities transactions. It is home to more than 3,900 listed companies with a market value of approximately $12 trillion and approximately 18,000 corporate clients.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/nasdaq-story/our-businesses/index.html|name=Nasdaq's Story|org=Nasdaq|date=July 30, 2018}}</ref>
  
Bats Global Markets operates 11 markets globally. Its two U.S. stock exchanges, the BZX Exchange and the BYX Exchange, together process about 19 percent of all U.S. equity trading daily, and their European exchange, [http://www.marketswiki.com/wiki/Bats_Europe Bats Europe], processes about 22 percent of that market.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://cdn.batstrading.com/resources/press_releases/Bats-January-2017-Volume-FINAL.pdf|name=Bats press release February 2017|org=Bats|date=July 27, 2018}}</ref> It also operates two U.S. options exchanges, [http://www.marketswiki.com/wiki/Bats_Options Bats Options] and [http://www.marketswiki.com/wiki/EDGX_Options EDGX Options].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://cdn.batstrading.com/resources/press_releases/BATS_September2013_Volume_FINAL.pdf|name=BATS September 2013 Volume|org=BATS|date=July 27, 2018}}</ref>
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''To read the full article on the Nasdaq, click on [[File:Marketswiki.gif|25px|link=http://www.marketswiki.com/wiki/Nasdaq,_Inc.]] to open a new tab with MarketsWiki.
 
 
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, AKA [[The Winklevoss Twins]], proposed to list the world's first [[bitcoin]] [http://www.marketswiki.com/wiki/ETF ETFs] on the Bats BZX Exchange. Their proposal was rejected twice by the [[SEC]], once in 2017 and again in 2018.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.coindesk.com/sec-shoots-winklevoss-bitcoin-etf-bid/|name=SEC Rejects Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Bid|org=Coindesk|date=July 27, 2018}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/26/winklevoss-twins-bitcoin-etf-rejected-by-sec.html|name=Winklevoss twins bitcoin ETF rejected by SEC|org=Coindesk|date=July 27, 2018}}</ref>
 
 
 
''To read the full article on the Bats Global Markets, click on [[File:Marketswiki.gif|25px|link=http://www.marketswiki.com/wiki/Chicago_Board_Options_Exchange]] to open a new tab with MarketsWiki.
 
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

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Nasdaq, Inc.
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Founded Feb. 8, 1971
Headquarters New York, NY, USA
Key People Adena Friedman, CEO
Employees 4,325 employees
Products Exchange offering products covering multiple asset classes
Twitter @Nasdaq
StockTwits NDX
LinkedIn Profile
Facebook Nasdaq
Website Nasdaq Home

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Nasdaq is the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, and its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1-in-10 of the world's securities transactions. It is home to more than 3,900 listed companies with a market value of approximately $12 trillion and approximately 18,000 corporate clients.[1]

To read the full article on the Nasdaq, click on Marketswiki.gif to open a new tab with MarketsWiki.

References

  1. Nasdaq's Story. Nasdaq.