NEW YORK — Wall Street brought trading to a halt today toremember those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terroristattacks.

The New York Mercantile Exchange Inc. observed moments ofsilence when the two towers of the World Trade Center were struckat 8:46 a.m. and 9:03 a.m. and an additional two moments of silenceat 9:59 a.m. and 10:29 a.m., when the towers crumbled to theground. It also held a memorial service at 2:45 p.m. to pay tributeto 32 traders who died that day.

The Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. held a moment of silence at 10:29a.m. and the American Stock Exchange invited New York FirefightersChris Tighe and Jimmy Andruzzi from Ladder Company 3 to ring theopening bell.

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