What does wall street mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wall Street, Wall St.(noun)

    a street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located; symbol of American finance

  2. Wall Street, the Street(noun)

    used to allude to the securities industry of the United States


  1. Wall Street

    A street towards the southern end of the borough of Manhattan, New York City, extending from Broadway to the East River; -- so called from the old wall which extended along it when the city belonged to the Dutch. It is the chief financial center of the United States, hence the name is often used for the money market and the financial interests of the country; -- in American financial publications, also referred to as the street.


  1. Wall Street(ProperNoun)

    : American financial markets, financial institutions as a whole or by extension, big-business interests.

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


  1. Wall Street

    Wall Street is the financial district of New York City, named after and centered on the eight-block-long, 0.7 miles long street running from Broadway to South Street on the East River in Lower Manhattan. Over time, the term has become a metonym for the financial markets of the United States as a whole, the American financial sector, or signifying New York-based financial interests. It is the home of the New York Stock Exchange, the world's largest stock exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies. Several other major exchanges have or had headquarters in the Wall Street area, including NASDAQ, the New York Mercantile Exchange, the New York Board of Trade, and the former American Stock Exchange. Anchored by Wall Street, New York City is one of the world's principal financial centers.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wall street in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wall street in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wylie Stecklow:

    Occupy Wall Street is the gift that keeps on giving.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Wall Street and other big corporations have won again.

  3. Alejandro Garcia Padilla:

    When I entered office, Puerto Rico was property of Wall Street.

  4. Flemming Ornskov:

    Some Wall Street analysts internal synergy goals are much higher.

  5. Bruce Rauner:

    Don’t listen to some Wall Street firm, that’s not what matters.

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