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Wall Street


Wall Street

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A classic from the golden age of corporate raiders, Wall Street exposes the rampant greed and ruthlessness of 1980s stock brokers. Bud Fox is a low-level stockbroker who will do anything to get ahead. After bribing his way into the office of Gordon Gekko, a powerful broker at the top of the game, Bud enters a Faustian world of shady deals, fast women, and unlimited cash. Gekko takes advantage of his young friends desire to succeed and presses him for insider information. Blinded by greed, Bud... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: July 06, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 12, 2012
Submitter: Lisa Lewin
Keywords: greed, ethics, motivation, wall street, gordon gekko, investment, business, daryl hannah, stock, venture capitalism, yuppies, performance, martin sheen, money, greed is good, corporate raiders, government, video, trading, insider information, charlie sheen, organizational behavior, social responsibility, strategy, 1980s, incentives, michael douglas, venture capital, financial strategy, entrepreneurship, compensation, careers, talent development, corruption, oliver stone, insider trading, finance, business law, investing, growth, competition, governance


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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