Technological advancements have contributed a lot to the evolution of the trading landscape. The way stock trading is done today represents a radical shift compared to the bygone era when brokers screamed and made hand gestures on the trading floor.
Majority of trades today take place electronically with the push of a button at both the institutional and the individual level. Billions of dollars exchange hands in cyberspace within milliseconds. In this article, we will look at how stock exchanges have evolved and the manner in which stock trading has progressed from in-person to electronic within a span of a few decades.