The History of the NYSE

Timeline created by vlopezgrisolia
  • The NYSE is first born

    The NYSE is first born
    May 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 predecessor

    The NYSE's predecessor
    March 8, 1817
    Constitution and name “New York Stock &
    Exchange Board” adopted.
  • Adoption of Its glamorous present name

    Adoption of Its glamorous present name
    January 29, 1863
    Name changed to “New York Stock Exchange.”