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On This Day In History November 15, 1867

Do you know where the “Stock Ticker” got its name?  What other inventions do you think have impacted Stock Market operations around the world?

The Invention of the Stock Market Ticker - November 15, 1867

On this day in history, Edward Calahan unveils the idea of the stock ticker in New York City, changing Wall Street forever. The ticker replaced the job of a stock “runner”, whose job was to run from the stock exchange back to brokerage offices to relay the latest prices.

Source: History.com

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