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Wall Street

Generic term for the securities industry firms that buy, sell, and underwrite securities.
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Wall Street

A street in New York City that forms the center of its financial district. The NYSE, NASDAQ, and American Stock Exchange, among others, are headquartered on Wall Street. Additionally, several investment companies maintain their primary offices on or near Wall Street. Because of its influence on the wider financial world, Wall Street is often used as a byword for the financial industry in the United States and its lobbyists. In this sense, Wall Street is important to political discourse in the United States. The sheer amount of money traded on Wall Street render it vitally important to the global economy as well.
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Wall Street

The main street in New York City's financial district. The term is often used to denote the entire financial district in New York or the world of U.S. finance and investments. Also called the Street.
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