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The Wall of Wall Street
The name Wall Street evolved from the earliest history of North America. Back then, a wall stood as a protective boundary between the wealth of the Dutch Settlement of New…
The Growth of Wall Street
At one end of Wall Street sits Trinity Church. Behind the church is a cemetery. A young man named Alexander Hamilton, whose ideas were fundamental in making Wall Street into…
Wall Street & The Growth of America
In the 19th century, America was divided by the Appalachian Mountains allowing the East and West to develop independent of each other, NY Governor DeWitt Clinton proposed building the Erie…
Wall Street & Modern Investing
NASDAQ founded in 1971 made it possible for young, high risk companies to go public creating a role for venture capitalists. Early venture capitalists included Queen Isabella of Spain who…
Wall Street & Main Street
Early Wall Street bankers could never have imagined the many different investment vehicles now connecting Main Street and Wall Street. People of varied age and backgrounds all come to Wall…
Shining A Light On Wall Street
Justice and transparency of information is the most efficient way to realize trade but there was really only one rule on Wall Street, "buyer beware". For Wall Street bankers an…
Wall Street Never Sleeps
Movie director Oliver Stone hoped to reveal the inside of Wall Street; exposing the greed and questionable risks that seem to cast a curse on the street. With the advent…
Wall Street & Subprime Mortgages
Getting from the early availability of credit to subprime mortgages is an interesting journey. It involves a fascinating look at the emergence of credit starting with immigrant banks and moving…
Wall Street & The Bubble of ‘08
Had history repeated itself? Lehman Brothers, a company with more than a 100 year history was gone. It's portfolio of subprime mortgages worthless. 2400 miles away California was beginning to…
Wall Street & The Emergence of Asia
The center of the capital markets is shifting from America to Asia, that's what the future is going to be. China's economy has been on a fast track of growth,…

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The Wall of Wall Street
The name Wall Street evolved from the earliest history of North America. Back then, a wall stood as a protective boundary between the wealth of the Dutch Settlement of New Amsterdam and the Native Americans. It's a difficult challenge to find traces of that original wall from a time 400…
Wall Street & The Growth of America
In the 19th century, America was divided by the Appalachian Mountains allowing the East and West to develop independent of each other, NY Governor DeWitt Clinton proposed building the Erie Canal helping to connect the country while also fueling its growth. He turned to the bankers on Wall Street for…
Wall Street & The Emergence of Asia
The center of the capital markets is shifting from America to Asia, that's what the future is going to be. China's economy has been on a fast track of growth, rising in stature. The Industrial & Commercial Bank of China is the world's largest by market value. Still there is…
An Evening with John Bogle - From Wall Street To Your Street
An Evening with John Bogle: From Wall Street to Your Street examines America's financial crisis and focuses on solutions and strategies for the average investor. Pam Krueger, co-host of the PBS series MoneyTrack, interviews legendary investor John Bogle about what happened on Wall Street and Americans' trust in the financial…
Wall Street & Main Street
Early Wall Street bankers could never have imagined the many different investment vehicles now connecting Main Street and Wall Street. People of varied age and backgrounds all come to Wall Street with the same dream. Modern investing is comprised of an important list of investment vehicles for turning risk to…
Shining A Light On Wall Street
Justice and transparency of information is the most efficient way to realize trade but there was really only one rule on Wall Street, "buyer beware". For Wall Street bankers an important condition of their success was confidentiality and measured control of information. One man, a Mr. Dow responded to this…
Wall Street & Modern Investing
NASDAQ founded in 1971 made it possible for young, high risk companies to go public creating a role for venture capitalists. Early venture capitalists included Queen Isabella of Spain who funded Christopher Columbus' voyage to the new world and banker JP Morgan who funded Thomas Edison and the electric light.…
Wall Street Never Sleeps
Movie director Oliver Stone hoped to reveal the inside of Wall Street; exposing the greed and questionable risks that seem to cast a curse on the street. With the advent of computers and electronic trading, trading on stocks and other financial instruments is available any time of day or night.…
Diverted To Delhi
An Aussie shopper phoning Coles Myer, an English housewife ringing Harrods and a New York stockbroker calling American Express all have one thing in common - their customer service queries are likely to be re-routed to India and answered by Indians impersonating local operators. This form of outsourcing is now…
Addicted to Money
Everything you need to know about what caused the financial meltdown, what lies ahead, and what we all need to do to survive in the new economy. In his typically pugnacious style, Irish economist and commentator David McWilliams surveys the wreckage of the global economy and points to the worrying,…
Time as Money - A Documentary Film About Time Banking
Time as Money is a documentary exploring time banking, a service exchange program that uses time as the currency. From small town neighborhoods to cities, the shift in the economy and continued financial struggles are having an adverse effect on communities and creating devastating isolation for its inhabitants. While lying…
To Catch a Trader
Part of the Series: Frontline
FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith goes inside the government's ongoing, seven-year crackdown on insider trading, drawing on exclusively-obtained video of hedge fund titan Steven A. Cohen, incriminating FBI wiretaps of other traders, and interviews with both Wall Street and Justice Department insiders This film traces the rise of Cohens firm, SAC…