In short . . . More Email Save for later Saved By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World Edited By Anne Shutt June 17, 1982 Save for later Saved The largest block of shares ever traded in the 190-year history of the New York Stock Exchange changed hands Wednesday, the exchange said, reporting 5,250, 000 US Steel shares were traded shortly after the opening bell. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?