The NYSE is first bornMay 17, 1792
Twenty-four brokers subscribed to original brokers’
agreement, forming first organized stock market in
New York. They met under a buttonwood tree at
what is now 68 Wall Street.
The NYSE's predecessorMarch 8, 1817
Constitution and name “New York Stock &
Exchange Board” adopted.
Adoption of Its glamorous present nameJanuary 29, 1863
Name changed to “New York Stock Exchange.”