You think you know the stock market? Take our quiz.

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The Nasdaq Composite stock market index is seen inside their studios at Times Square in New York on April 1.

Stock markets play a central role in the modern economy – channeling financial fuel to businesses and sometimes channeling anxiety in the minds of investors. But in this era of lightning-fast trades and stock-exchange consolidation, how much do you know about the roots of stock trading? Test your smarts, or learn something new, with this quiz.

1. Which of these cities had a stock exchange first – before the others on the list?



New York


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