This monumental agreement first set the business parameter of the NYSE, now known. In the fintech era, no one gathers under a Buttonwood tree to trade stocks, but the central principle of the Buttonwood agreement remains – that of trust. Your customers have trusted to help them achieve their life goals and care for their families for generations, and you trust Orion to provide the technology that will help you. New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), one of the world`s largest marketplaces for securities and other exchange-traded investments. The stock exchange was born from a meeting of 24 stockbrokers under a button tree in 1792 at present-day Wall Street in New York. It was officially founded in 1817 as the New York Stock and Exchange Board. Today`s name was adopted in 1863. .