When did the stock market begin to operate?

Answer A group of stockbrokers started the New York Stock Exchange in 1792. Other countries, such as Belgium, Amsterdam, Germany and Great Britain, developed organized stock exchanges in the 1600s and ear... Read More »

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When did the stock market begin operating?

The first unofficial European stock market was founded in Belgium in 1531, followed by markets in Amsterdam, Berlin and Paris in the early 1600s. In 1792, 24 American stock brokers signed the "Butt... Read More »

When did the stock market begin in the United States?

In the United States, the stock market begin with the signing of the Buttonwood Agreement on May 17, 1792, which created the New York Stock Exchange, America's oldest. Before that stocks and invest... Read More »

Where did the stock market begin?

The stock market began in New York City in 1792 at 10 Broad Street. The new stock exchange building opened at 18 Broad Street in NYC on April 22, 1903, when the Exchange was expanded. In 1922, the ... Read More »

When did Comcast stock begin?

Comcast first made shares available to the public through an initial public offering (IPO) on June 29, 1972. The company issued a total of 430,000 shares at $7 per share under stock ticker symbol C... Read More »