In Selling, the NYSE Reveals It Has Lost $2.8 Billion of Value

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 19, 2012 Photograph by Scott Eells/Bloomberg

The New York Stock Exchange finally found a dance partner. Ten months after European regulators blocked its $9.5 billion attempt to merge with Germany’s Deutsche Börse, the 200-year-old stock exchange is selling itself to a much younger Atlanta-based rival, the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE), for $8.2 billion.

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