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17/05/1792 The New York Stock Exchange is established

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The History of the New York Stock Exchange

The earliest recorded organization of securities trading in New York can be traced to 1792 when twenty-four brokers signed the Buttonwood Agreement which set a floor commission rate charged to clients and bound the signers to give preference to the other signers in securities sales.
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