NYSE Sells to Rival Exchange for $8.2B

Iconic 220-year-old exchange sells to competitor

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 20, 2012 7:55 AM CST

(Newser) – InterContinentalExchange Inc. has agreed to buy NYSE Euronext, the company that owns the New York Stock Exchange, for $8.2 billion, the two companies announced this morning. ICE, an Atlanta-based commodity exchange, says it intends to leave the NYSE's branding alone, and would explore...   Read full story »


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