NYSE Chairman Grasso Resigns

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Amid a controversy over his $140-million compensation package, Richard Grasso, chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, resigned Wednesday. The board of directors meets Thursday to name a new chairman. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.



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