1A street at the south end of Manhattan in New York City, where the New York Stock Exchange and other leading US financial institutions are located.
- 1.1Used allusively to refer to the US money market or financial interests.‘If he gets the job, O'Neal would be the first African American CEO of a Wall Street brokerage giant.’
- ‘She is accused of lying to and otherwise misleading officers of the law in a Wall Street insider trading case.’
- ‘Within a few months, he signed up an ex-energy executive, a start-up veteran, and a Wall Street financier.’
- ‘Before earning his celebrity status Koons supported his art by working as a Wall Street commodities broker.’
- ‘Before achieving recognition as an artist, he had a prosperous career as a Wall Street commodities broker.’
- ‘He will run CIT much like a Wall Street firm, further tying compensation to financial results, keeping a close eye on risk, and boosting fee income.’
- ‘All of corporate America was complicit in this fraud, from the accounting firm that accepted their figures to a Wall Street that was happy to share in their profits.’
- ‘But thanks to the net, the misleading news spread at hyperspeed and even prompted a Wall Street selloff when it appeared Bush was in trouble.’
- ‘Even Jesse Jackson rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange and created a Wall Street Project.’
- ‘Some decidedly New York themes have emerged, including one dog modelled after the subway map and another dressed like a Wall Street banker.’
- ‘Founder, Eric Gleacher, a Wall Street veteran and former US marine, features in the book Barbarians at the Gate.’
- ‘The Social Security trust fund should be in a lock box, not a Wall Street slot machine.’
- ‘Britain would be in the front line but predictions of a Wall Street collapse have simmered for ages and still the good times roll.’
- ‘He walked away from the venture after Mabon Nugent, a Wall Street investment firm, agreed to give him $20 million for it.’
- ‘In the case of short sales by an individual or hedge fund, a Wall Street firm generally places these funds into a ‘restricted’ account.’
- ‘The NYSE isn't a company, and it isn't a Wall Street firm.’
- ‘And given how much cheaper it is for a Wall Street bank to buy research than to do it in-house, some firms may end up outsourcing a chunk of coverage, he says.’
- ‘My father's a Wall Street bigwig, meaning that he pulls in tons of revenue from cheating off business associates, competitors, and clients.’
- ‘Stimson had brought the 46-year-old lawyer to the War Department from a Wall Street law firm in 1941.’
- ‘In a Wall Street context, visibility is simply what we know about future business activity.’
- 1.1Used allusively to refer to the US money market or financial interests.
Named after a wooden stockade which was built in 1653 around the original Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam.