The Alexandria Rotary Club heard a presentation on the history and significance of Wall Street. ABC 31 News Joel Massey has more.
Financial advisor Michael Upton said, “I spoke about the history of Wall Street itself from its origins of how did it get its name of Wall Street and what does it represent today in our world. So, we went back all the way to the 1650s to the start and ran it up to today.”
Upton spoke to the Rotary Club about Wall Street and what it means to the world.
“Wall Street is kind of like the Coke or Kleenex of the world markets. When you think of Wall Street you think of the financial markets not only for the US but for the world itself.”
Upton says because of its importance to the world markets Wall Street is a priority target for terrorist attacks.
“Wall Street’s …