Define: Wall Street

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Definition: Wall Street


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What is the dictionary definition of Wall Street?

Dictionary Definition


  1. The New York Stock Exchange, situated at Wall Street in New York
  2. A term used for the collective of financial institutions in New York, including the stock exchanges, banks, commodity markets, money markets, etc.

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What do they do on Wall Street?

Wall Street is a symbol for the U.S. financial markets, which includes the stock market, bond market, commodities market, futures market, and the foreign exchange market. The original purpose of the securities market was to raise funds for companies to grow, be profitable, and create jobs.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Wall Street are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 29th January 2019.