The U.S. Department of Justice takes credit for squashing Nasdaq's (NDAQ +2%) $11B bid for NYSE...

|By:, SA News Editor

The U.S. Department of Justice takes credit for squashing Nasdaq's (NDAQ +2%) $11B bid for NYSE Euronext (NYX -10.4%) "after [DOJ] informed the companies that it would file an antitrust lawsuit to block the deal... the acquisition would have substantially eliminated competition." ICE +5.6%, DBOEY.PK +4.8%.