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CORRECTION

On Dec. 17, Inside Market Data incorrectly stated that Dow Jones had laid off 200 people from its Newswire division. In fact, it was 200 people from throughout the whole of its organization.

INTERACTIVE DATA CORP. TO ACQUIRE MERRILL’S SECURITIES PRICING SERVICE

Interactive Data Corp. will acquire Merrill Lynch’s Securities Pricing Service (MLSPS) for $48 million in a transaction slated to close this quarter. The unit generated revenues of $22 million in 2000. When the deal is comple