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May 2001
Journal of Financial Planning;May2001, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p25
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This article highlights events in the U.S. financial planning industry during the month of October from 1862 to 1972. It was learned that 1862 marks the approximate beginning of the first regular evening stock trading in the U.S., at the Fifth Avenue Hotel in New York City. In 1896, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is published for the first time in The Wall Street Journal. The Securities Act of 1993 was signed into law in 1993. The first currency futures market was opened in Chicago's money pit in 1972.


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