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Year of Change

Traders Magazine, February 2006

Michael Scotti

It had almost slipped my mind. It was the day of the historic vote last month that would merge the New York Stock Exchange and Archipelago. A brokerage executive, who also owned a seat, excused himself during our phone conversation, saying he was heading over to the exchange to "vote it out of existence." He was among the 95 percent of the members who voted in favor of the merger.

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