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A famous road across southern Manhattan which is the physical and figurative heart of the New York City financial district where the stock market exchanges are located. The term “Wall Street” can also refer figuratively to the collective set of commercial banks, brokerages, insurance and investment companies with a nationwide scope, even though they are not located on that particular street. It stands in contrast to the figurative concept of Main Street, which refers to locally owned small businesses in smaller cities and towns.

In the 1600s Dutch settlers built a wall in Manhattan to guard against Indians and pirates. A nearby path became a commercial center because the path joined the East River on one side with the Hudson River on the other. Soon merchants built shops and warehouses along the path, and then a city hall and church were constructed. New York City became national capitol from 1785 until 1790. Federal Hall, where George Washington was inaugurated, was located on Wall Street.

In March, 1792, 24 leading merchants met at Corre’s Hotel to launch a securities (stock) business in order to win business back from auctioneers, and on May 17, 1792, they signed the Buttonwood Agreement requiring them to trade securities only among themselves and avoid the auctioneers. This became the New York Stock Exchange, later built at 11 Wall Street.

Today there is sometimes a political tension between the interests of Wall Street and Main Street. For example, Main Street was reluctant to support the $700 billion bailout authorized by Congress in the Financial Crisis of 2008.

Historically, populists, agrarians, and liberals have been quite hostile to Wall Street, as typified by Thomas JeffersonAndrew Jackson and William Jennings Bryan. However, since the end of World War II, Wall Street has aligned itself with liberalism and globalism. For example, under President Bill Clinton, leading Wall Street financiers played a major role in shaping economic policies, especially Robert Rubin, his Treasury Secretary. Wall Street is often seen by conservatives as representing crony capitalism, rather than a true free market. However, even though it is aligned with liberalism and globalism, among other leftist groups, there was still some animosity towards Wall Street by leftists, such as Occupy Wall Street.1

Financial busts and booms are engineered by the global elite to maximize profits. As with all other industries, the heads of both major banks and the regulatory bodies meant to keep them in line with the law are Cabal members. These entities work together to raise and lower the stock market at will, making money at every turn, while bankrupting the unsuspecting sheeple who’ve socked away their life savings. Of course, all of this is linked to the ancient “International Banking” clans, perpetuating a conspiracy that involves everything and everyone.

Chronological History of Events Related to Wall Street

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Sell a Massive $19 Billion Worth of Shares in Chinese Tech and US Media Companies

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Sell a Massive $19 Billion Worth of Shares in Chinese Tech and US Media Companies

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley have reportedly sold $19 billion worth of shares in Chinese tech and US media companies. Traders are now wondering what caused the unusually massive move and whether it will continue next week. Goldman Sachs alone liquidated $10.5 billion worth of stocks in block trades on Friday, Bloomberg reported citing the investment bank’s email to clients. The first batch, that included $6.6 ...
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Final Presidential Debate before 2020 Presidential Election: Donald Trump vs. China Joe

Final Presidential Debate before 2020 Presidential Election: Donald Trump vs. China Joe

President Trump trounced Joe Biden during their final debate Thursday night in Nashville, Tennessee. It wasn’t even close. Biden was looking at his watch because he couldn’t wait to get the hell out of the ring (I’m also told the debate took place in the middle of a Matlock marathon.) I was looking at my watch because I didn’t want it to end. A quick word on ...
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Leaked Documents Reveal Right-Wing Oligarch Plot to Overthrow Mexico's AMLO

Leaked Documents Reveal Right-Wing Oligarch Plot to Overthrow Mexico’s AMLO

Some of the most powerful forces in Mexico are uniting in a campaign to try to topple the country’s first left-wing president in decades, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. And they apparently have support in Washington and on Wall Street. Known popularly as AMLO, the Mexican leader is a progressive nationalist who campaigned on the promise to “end the dark night of neoliberalism.” He has since implemented ...
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Survey: America's Most Trusted Brands are USPS, Amazon, Google and PayPal? Only 4% Trust Hollywood!

Survey: America’s Most Trusted Brands are USPS, Amazon, Google and PayPal? Only 4% Trust Hollywood!

Although actors and actresses garner endless media coverage — and spend a lot of time telling all of us how they feel about President Trump — Americans don’t trust them. According to a poll released by Morning Consult, just 4% of Americans trust Hollywood. That’s lower than the number that trust Wall Street (5%) and the U.S. government (7%). The news media comes in at a ...
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How Every Asset Class, Currency, and Sector Performed in 2019

How Every Asset Class, Currency, and Sector Performed in 2019

Another year is in the books, and for investors 2019 was quite the turnaround story. Despite an early backdrop of heightened volatility, escalating trade tensions, Brexit uncertainty, and calls for a recession, the year progressed in an unexpectedly pleasant fashion. The Fed used its limited arsenal to provide additional stimulus, and global markets soaked it up to extend the decade-long bull run. By the end of ...
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