Wall Street

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EtymologyEdit

From the name of a street located in Manhattan, where many financial institutions are located.

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Wall Street

  1. (idiomatic): American financial markets, financial institutions as a whole, or by extension, big-business interests.
    • 2012 October 23, David Leonhardt, "[1]," New York Times (retrieved 24 October 2012):
      The causes of income stagnation are varied and lack the political simplicity of calls to bring down the deficit or avert another Wall Street meltdown.

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Last modified on 6 April 2014, at 00:51