Robo-Advisors: The Evolution of Trading Stocks

The origins of stock trading can be traced right back to the first stock exchange in Antwerp, Belgium in the 1500s. Though this exchange did not trade stocks in companies as such, it was set up in a similar way to the modern exchanges that we know, and certainly paved the way for what followed. The first publicly traded company that you could buy stocks in was the East India Company in 1602. In modern times, the advances in computer technology have seen stock trading evolve greatly. Instead of having to be physically on the stock exchange floor to trade, stock traders do it all from their desks. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Subscribe to Facts. http://goo.gl/yEIawC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - #Facts #Finance #RoboAdvisors

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