Stock market animals - the bull and the bear.

Stock Market Fun Facts

Discover 10 interesting, fun facts about the stock market you didn't know. Even if you have been trading in the stock exchanges for a long time, we are sure you will discover something new here.

New York Stock exchange is one the most prominent stock exchanges in the world. But do you know that it is not the oldest one? Read these fun facts about the stock exchanges to know more about their history and establishment.

Stock Market Fun Facts

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The basis of setting up the New York Stock Exchange was the stock exchange of Spain. The Spanish real has been the basis of the value of the American dollar.
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The oldest stock exchange in the world is in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It was founded in 1602 with the launch of the Dutch East India Company.
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The New York Stock exchange, in the beginning, saw the trading of five securities and the first company to be listed was the Bank of New York.
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The New York Stock exchange, established in 1792 by Intercontinental Exchange, is the largest of all the stock exchanges in the world.
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The 10-year old Leonard Ross, who won a TV quiz show, was the first guest to have rung the opening bell at the New York Stock exchange in 1956.
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The National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, popularly known as the NASDAQ stock market, became the world's first electronic stock market in 1971.
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In 1790, the United States of America saw the setting up of its first stock exchange in Philadelphia. It was initially named The Board of Brokers of Philadelphia.
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The bull market is the name given to the market that shows a rising trend. In such a trend, there are favorable conditions for economic growth.
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The Bear market is the name given to the market when it shows a falling trend. It has negative growth and prolonged price declines, reflecting an economic downturn.
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average consists of 30 prominent listed companies of the United States of America. It was founded in 1885.

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