The first stock exchange in the world was the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, founded in 1602.

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The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization.

High-frequency trading (HFT) is a type of program trading that uses advanced algorithms to execute trades at a high speed and frequency.

Dark pools are private exchanges that allow investors to trade large blocks of securities anonymously, away from the public share market.

A black swan event is an unexpected and significant event that has a major impact on financial markets, such as a global pandemic or a major natural disaster.