This Is The Way The NYSE Comes Back Online, Not With A Bang But A Whimper

Once upon a time, the NYSE was the world's most important exchange and judging by the commotion over its historical trading halt when it was offline for just under 4 hours, one would think it still is. Unfortunately for the NYSE and its new owners, the ICE, it isn't, and as the following market share chart from Nanex shows, the NYSE whose share of the total NMS volume is shown in red, may well have stayed closed and few would even notice.