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Slow Markets Leads VC Backers To Push Zecco And TradeKing To Merge

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Slow trading levels by U.S. retail investors has hurt both companies.

Zecco logoU.S. online brokerage firms Zecco and TradeKing announced today their intention to merge, a move apparently brought on by both firms' VC backers in the face of slowing trading markets facing both companies.

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