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Did you know that Wall Street was named after an actual wall that once stretched across Manhattan? Host Brian Unger reveals the hidden history of Wall Street.


In March, 1792, twenty-four of New York City's leading merchants met secretly at Corre's Hotel to discuss ways to bring order to the securities business and to ...


Sep 19, 2016 ... Selected sources on the history and work of Wall Street (Business Reference Services; Science, Technology, and Business Division; Library of ...


As with many of the famous streets and roads in the world, Wall Street's origins have historical significance. Its name is a direct reference to a wall that was ...


Jan 25, 2017 ... Wall Street, street in New York City that has been the location of some of the chief financial institutions of the United States.


May 3, 2010 ... Wall street has a storied history, beginning long before the brokers and traders moved in.


Jan 17, 2012 ... Wall Street influence, and the battle between main Street and Wall Street stretches way back in United States history. Mary E. Lease was a ...


Jul 31, 2013 ... Before it was the site of recessions and protests, Wall Street was an early Dutch fortification. It almost wasn't built though, thanks to some unruly ...


Wall Street's early history as a financial market began with gatherings of securities and commodities traders during the Revolutionary War. These curbstone and ...