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Topic - Intercontinentalexchange
The New York Stock Exchange is being sold to a little-known rival in Atlanta for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic Big Board.
The stock market moved between small gains and losses in early trading Thursday. Uncertainty about the approaching "fiscal cliff," just days away, was top of mind for many traders.
The Big Board just isn't so big anymore.