Wall Street Warriors Season 1 Episode 1: Capitalism Rules

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Wall Street Warriors Season 1 Episode 1: Capitalism Rules

Wall Street Warriors is a documentary and reality TV series that details the lives of various Wall Street entrepreneurs.

New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in New ...
New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in New York, United States.
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Episode 1
Wall Street Status:
Over the last 5 days the market dropped 300 points
Is the race to the top a marathon or sprint? Guy explains the importance of staying patient on Wall Street, while Parker defends the risky strategy of short-selling. Sandra gets her schmooze on at a networking event. Jill, retired at 27, works diligently on building her own hedge fund, and Alex teaches his young son some important lessons about success and hard work.

Street Talk:
NYSE
NYSE (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Equities: stocks representing ownership interest in a company
Hedge Funds: aggressively managed portfolio for small groups of wealthy clients
Short Sell: selling borrowed stocks high, buying them back, returning them low, and pocketing the difference. Risks are much higher and you can lose more than you make
Leverage: using borrowed money to increase potential return
Healthy market: information is broadly disseminated and honestly

Season One features the following people:
Warrior/Nickname
Timothy Sykes The Start-Up
Alex Gerchik The Day Trader
Sandra Navidi The Deal Maker
Parker Quillen The Portfolio Manager
Jill DiLosa The Analyst
Guy De Chimay The Fund Manager
Bob Nunn The Specialist

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