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Business Insider: The Most Brutal Rivals on Wall Street are Putting Their Swords Down for a Good Cause

Wall Street Rides FAR

Mark Dowd

Mark Dowd

The rivalries between the biggest US stock exchanges make the Coke-Pepsi divide look trivial.

On social media and in public filings with regulators, these companies brutally attack their rivals and their business models. This reporter has witnessed first hand the degree to which folks at the four main US exchanges will go to throw serious shade at one another.

But this weekend Nasdaq, the NYSE, IEX, CBOE and its subsidiary Bats will put aside their differences for a good cause: autism research. On Saturday, the exchanges are sending teams to participate in the third annual Wall Street Rides FAR, a biking charity race that raises money for the Autism Science Foundation.

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