The Buttonwood Agreement | Framework For The New York Stock Exchange

The Buttonwood Agreement, New York stock exchange
Part of the United States finding its way early in its history was the organization of its financial systems. A key part in that early ordering was the founding of the New York Stock Exchange in 1792, when 24 of New York City’s top merchants met secretly at a hotel to figure out how to regulate the securities business in an attempt to gain control of it from the auctioneers. The concept of a stock...
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