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The New York Stock Exchange, known officially as NYSE Euronext, traces its roots back to 1792. For most of its history it has been an independent company. But not anymore — on Friday NYSE Euronext announced that it is being acquired by Atlanta-based IntercontinentalExchange, in a deal valued at $8.2 billion. Executives at both companies said they believe regulators will approve the proposed merger.
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