Wall Street Bull

Bull on Wall Street

The Wall Street Bull near the Bowling Green Park has become a famous tourist attraction to visitors from all over the world. This magnificent art sculpture from Arturo Di Modica represents the “strength and power” of the American people. This sculpture was a gift to the people of New York City after the stock market crash of 1987. Location: Near Bowling Green Plaza... Read More

One of the most volatile weeks in Wall st history

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This past week was one of the most volatile weeks in history.  On Monday, August 8th, 2011, it was the sixth worst Dow drop in history due to the Standard & Poor’s downgrade.  On Tuesday it was the 10th biggest Dow Jones rally in history, on Wednesday it was the Ninth worst Dow decline in history, on Thursday, Wall Street recorded one of its biggest gains of all time. ... Read More

Federal Hall National Memorial

1 History Federal House Sammy

Federal Hall National Memorial is located on Wall Street, a museum where George Washington took the oath and where the United States Bill of Rights was introduced.  Federal Hall was also the home to the first Congress, Supreme Court and Executive Branch of the government when New York City was the nation’s capitol. Open to the public, free admission.  Nearby Tourist Attractions: Battery... Read More

Wall Street

Chillaxin on Wall Street

Wall Street, the home of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext, Inc.) is the financial center of the world.  The Wall Street area is filled with trendy restaurants, Federal Hall National Memorial, galleries, Tiffany & Co and other speciality merchants. Other nearby Tourist Attractions: Battery Park City, Century 21, World Financial Center, City Hall Park, Brooklyn... Read More

Standard & Poor’s

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For the first time ever, on July 29th, 2011 after the closing bell on Wall Street - the United States lost its perfect credit rating as Standard & Poor’s reduced its U.S. long-term debt assessment from AAA to AA+ .  The negative outlook sent shock waves through the global financial markets early this week. Sammy at the S&P headquarters, 55 Water Street, history in... Read More

Wall Street

Titan of Wall

Wall Street, the home of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext, Inc.) is the financial center of the world.  The Wall Street area is filled with trendy restaurants, museums, galleries, Tiffany & Co and other speciality merchants. Located in Lower Manhattan. Sammy at the New York Stock Exchange Statue of George Washington Federal Hall National Memorial is a museum... Read More