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Wall Street

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Finance
Wall StreetˈWall Street  1 BFa street in New York which is the most important financial centre in America2 BFLthe American stock marketon Wall Street a drop in share prices on Wall Street
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Wall StreetThis morning he was a serious individual, representing Park Avenue and Wall Street.The results were a penny short of Wall Street estimates of 97 cents a share.Wall Street expects high earnings from industrial stocks.He worked on Wall Street, fifty floors up, for the legendary Pierce & Pierce, overlooking the world!Salomon Brothers was the only major firm on Wall Street in the early 1980s with no system for allocating costs.Meanwhile Lehmann Brothers, its smaller Wall Street rival, saw its second-quarter earnings rise by 14 %.Margaret Sanger had courted notoriety and even jail; she was replaced by men more familiar with Wall Street than the Bowery.
From Longman Business DictionaryWall StreetˈWall Street nounFINANCE1the NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, situated in Wall Street in Manhattan2American financial institutions and investors in generalWall Street analysts projected that the issue would sell at 94 cents a share. compare City
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