I recently returned from a business trip to New York and as the blogger-in-chief of a personal finance blog, of course I was obligated to take a walk around the financial capital of the world, Wall Street and the financial district. This was actually my second time in New York and I had a chance to visit the Wall Street area during the first trip. However, the first visit took place before I started this blog.
Of course most will recognize the title of this post as a play on A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing by Burton Malkiel, one of the most well-known and respected finance related books of all time.
A couple of interesting facts you may not be aware of if you have never had the pleasure of visiting New York:
- The famous Wall Street Bull is actually further down Broadway, a few blocks past the Wall Street & Broadway intersection
- Wall Street is actually quite narrow. It is really more of an alley vice a street, and while incredibly majestic, with respect to breadth and width it is not quite as grand as you might imagine
Below are some of the images from my random walk around the Wall Street area …