This excerpt taken from the NDAQ 8-K filed Jan 27, 2006.
On July 1, 2005, the Company sold LJR to The Bank of New York for $174 million in cash. The revenue and results of operations of the discontinued operation are summarized as follows:
The Consolidated Statements of Financial Condition include assets of discontinued operations and liabilities of discontinued operations. The net balance of these items represents the adjusted book value of the discontinued operations in accordance with the sale of LJR. The major asset and liability classes included within these categories are as follows: