Brokerage firms have to diversify too, ya know.
Merrill yesterday agreed to buy the privately held NPC International Inc., the world's largest franchisee of Pizza Hut restaurants, according to published reports.Who knows? Maybe you'll be able to do a few stock trades and get a large pepperoni to go.
The terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed.
NPC currently operates 790 Pizza Hut restaurants and delivery kitchens in 26 states.