Talks are ongoing between Nasdaq (NDAQ +1%) and ICE (ICE +1.2%) about pursuing a bid for NYSE...

|By:, SA News Editor
Talks are ongoing between Nasdaq (NDAQ +1%) and ICE (ICE +1.2%) about pursuing a bid for NYSE Euronext (NYX -0.8%), CNBC reports. Nasdaq's board apparently is ready to proceed, and it has lined up $5B in necessary financing; it considers a $350M breakup fee excessive but not a deterrent.