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The Uncertain Future Of a Little Brother: No Big Board Merger, So Where Does an Orphan go?

Traders Magazine, June 2002

Gregory Bresiger

Merger talks between the Big Board and the American Stock Exchange have hit a snag and that leaves "the orphan" exchange of Wall Street searching for a new parent. "Put a fork in it. It's just about done," said one NYSE source. Sources at both the Amex and NYSE agreed that a merger deal is just about dead.

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