10 Facts About New York Stock Exchange


New York Stock Exchange is an American stock exchange in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City.

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The NYSE trading floor is at the New York Stock Exchange Building on 11 Wall Street and 18 Broad Street and is a National Historic Landmark.

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The earliest securities traded were mostly governmental securities such as War Bonds from the Revolutionary War and First Bank of the United States stock, although Bank of New York stock was a non-governmental security traded in the early days.

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In 1817, the stockbrokers of New York, operating under the Buttonwood Agreement, instituted new reforms and reorganized.

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The Open Board of New York Stock Exchange Brokers was established in 1864 as a competitor to the NYSE.

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In 2016, NYSE owner Intercontinental New York Stock Exchange Inc earned $419 million in listings-related revenues.

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Black Monday was followed by Terrible Tuesday, a day in which the New York Stock Exchange's systems did not perform well and some people had difficulty completing their trades.

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New York Stock Exchange's is the first female leader in the exchange's 226-year history.

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Main New York Stock Exchange Building, built in 1903, is at 18 Broad Street, between the corners of Wall Street and Exchange Place, and was designed in the Beaux Arts style by George B Post.

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New York Stock Exchange provides a means for buyers and sellers to trade shares of stock in companies registered for public trading.

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