Beautiful New York

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It Happened Today in New York City

02-25-stock-and-exchange-boardOn February 25, 1817, in order to bring order to securities trading, the New York Stock and Exchange Board was established. With Anthony Stockholm presiding. The self-regulating organization was an important step on the road from the Buttonwood Agreement to the current incarnation of the New York Stock Exchange.

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