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2. Whither Merrill Lynch?
In an August regulatory filing, Bank of America indicated that Merrill Lynch & Co., the 99-year-old firm known for its “thundering herd” of brokers pitching stocks to Main Street, may cease to exist as a legal entity more than four years after BofA's acquisition. The name, however, is still around.
BofA may dissolve Merrill Lynch