‘Flash Boys’ Exchange IEX Wins First Listing

By Anonymous

Interactive Brokers says it will switch its listing to the upstart market from Nasdaq Oct. 5

Upstart stock exchange IEX Group Inc. won its first listing, a victory in its efforts to enter a key business of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Inc.

Online brokerage Interactive Brokers Group Inc. said Wednesday it would switch its listing to IEX, becoming the first company to jump ship for the new exchange, which was made famous by Michael Lewis’s 2014 book “Flash Boys.” The Greenwich, Conn.-based brokerage is currently listed on Nasdaq.