Merrill Lynch and Company Inc along with its subsidiaries engages in providing financing, investment, and other allied services around the globe. The Merrill Lynch Company provides selling and trading activities, and also acts as a market maker in derivatives, securities, currencies, and other financial instruments. The company also provides distributes derivatives, currency, commodity, fixed income, and equity products, and offers securities clearing, financing, settlement, and custody services. The Merrill Lynch and Company was founded in the year 1914 and has headquarters located in New York, New York. Merrill Lynch and Company Inc operates as a subsidiary to Bank of America Corporation.