NYSE and NASDAQ are battling it out to win the Facebook IPO, and both feel like they have a leg up. Each is rolling out the red carpet to attract the most important social media IPO to hit the market, and the victor will gain a serious amount of prestige … not to mention fees ($400,000 for NASDAQ, $750,000 for NYSE).

So, who’s likely to win?

Nicholas Carlson of Business Insider sees the Facebook IPO going to NYSE. Why? He writes:

In the end, though, Facebook will probably go with the NYSE. Executives at the top seem bent on positioning the company and its IPO as one of the most important in history, and the bell-ringing and all that make the NYSE a much more historical feeling place.

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Source: Business Insider