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Wall Street

n.
The US financial industry.

[After Wall Street in New York City.]

Wall′-Street′er (-strē′tər) n.

Wall Street

n
(Placename) a street in lower Manhattan, New York, where the Stock Exchange and major banks are situated, regarded as the embodiment of American finance

Wall′ Street`


n.
a street in New York City, in S Manhattan: the major financial center of the U.S.

Wall Street

The financial interests of the United States, considered as based in Wall Street, New York City, where the Stock Exchange and major banks are located.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Wall Street - a street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is locatedWall Street - a street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located; symbol of American finance
Manhattan - one of the five boroughs of New York City
2.Wall Street - used to allude to the securities industry of the United StatesWall Street - used to allude to the securities industry of the United States
securities industry, market - the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
Translations

Wall Street

[ˈwɔːlstriːt] N (US) calle de la Bolsa y de muchos bancos en Nueva York (fig) → mundo m bursátil
shares rose sharply on Wall Streetlas acciones subieron bruscamente en la Bolsa de Nueva York

Wall Street

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"He has kept back a document signed by the twelve men in America who control the whole of Wall Street, who control practically the money markets of the world.
"If he cannot find sixty thousand dollars, he has no right to be in Wall street. I daresay he'll pay, though!
A letter also came from her husband, saying he hoped to be back early in March, and then they would get ready for that journey abroad which he had promised her so long, which he felt now fully able to afford; he felt able to travel as people should, without any thought of small economies--thanks to his recent speculations in Wall Street.
When its turn came, the private secretary, somewhat apologetically, laid the letter in front of the Wisest Man in Wall Street.
But that, on the part of a stenographer, in the presence of the Wisest Man in Wall Street, was not unnatural.
This narrow thoroughfare, baking and blistering in the sun, is Wall Street: the Stock Exchange and Lombard Street of New York.
- Wall Street has furnished and dismantled many of them very often - and here a deep green leafy square.
Down through the twilight sank five attacking airships, one to the Navy Yard on East River, one to City Hall, two over the great business buildings of Wall Street and Lower Broadway, one to the Brooklyn Bridge, dropping from among their fellows through the danger zone from the distant guns smoothly and rapidly to a safe proximity to the city masses.
We pulled up in front of the place I was going to in Wall Street, but I sat still in the carriage, and at last the driver scrambled down off his seat to see whether his carriage had not turned into a hearse.
As for stockbrokers of the Wall Street species, they transact practically all their business by telephone.
"Why don't you give a poor fellow some warning?" he beamed good-naturedly, "or maybe you think you've strayed into Wall Street. This is Fallon.
Beaufort's fortune was substantial enough to stand the strain; and yet the disquieting rumours persisted, not only in Fifth Avenue but in Wall Street. Some people said he had speculated unfortunately in railways, others that he was being bled by one of the most insatiable members of her profession; and to every report of threatened insolvency Beaufort replied by a fresh extravagance: the building of a new row of orchid-houses, the purchase of a new string of race-horses, or the addition of a new Meissonnier or Cabanel to his picture-gallery.