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New York Stock Exchange
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About this place
The seat of American Finance also marks the place where American democracy began. The New York Stock Exchange traces its origins to 1792, when 24 New York City stockbrokers and merchants signed the Buttonwood Agreement.
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Address 8 Broad St. Date 1903 Where it gets its name The exchange dates back to the so-called Buttonwood Agreement from 1792, when a group of merchants met under a buttonwood tree and consented to deal with just one another and take fixed commissions in deals; 25 years later an expanded group…
April 09, 2016
Where America's money channels through.
If you ever have the opportunity to walk the floor it is well worth it. There may no longer be the shouting and paper flying from decades ago, but still interesting to see the trading capital of the world and know you're right in the middle of it all.
It is what impact your daily life all of us everyday since a century and it is a great knowledge and experience to have.