ICE to buy NYSE Euronext for $8.2 billion

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Traders work the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York December 20, 2012. IntercontinentalExchange agreed a $8 billion deal to buy New York Stock Exchange owner NYSE Euronext on Thursday, propelling the commodities player into the big league of European derivatives and helping it to take on arch rival CME Group. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly