Merrill Lynch & Co.

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DEFINITION of 'Merrill Lynch & Co.'

One of the better known management and advisory companies. Merrill Lynch provides a wide range of services to both individual and institutional investors.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Merrill Lynch & Co.'

Sometimes also known as the "Thundering Herd" because of their large presence and advertising campaigns featuring bulls.

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