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For the first time in more than 125 years, the **New York Stock Exchange** floor was closed for two days in a row last week, as New York and the eastern seaboard of the United States struggled to cope with Superstorm Sandy. Lower Manhattan was flooded and power was knocked out below 40th Street, plunging the entire financial district into darkness.

Many major firms, including ratings agency Standard & Poor's, were still shut...

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