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The Rise Of Wall Street: History Of The Stock Market

The Rise Of Wall Street: History Of The Stock Market

Stock Market
The rise of Wall Street has also seen the rise of New York City, naming it the most powerful city economically and the leading financial centre in the world. Housing two of the largest stock exchanges, NASDAQ and New York Stock Exchange, in the world, let us look at how Wall Street became the economic powerhouse it has become today. The name Wall Street has many conflicting stories as its origin. But the most widely accepted story is how a wall on the Northern boundary protected the New Amsterdam settlement against pirates and Native Americans. In the early 19th century, both residences and businesses occupied the area. But there were increasing demands for the area to be strictly business dominated. After the Erie Canal was opened in the early 19th…
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The Most Unique Wedding Venues in Australia

The Most Unique Wedding Venues in Australia

Wedding Venues in Australia
Ah, Aussie land. Such a beautiful sight to see and one amazing destination to those who want to get married. Now, if you’re an Aussie resident, you’re considered one of the luckiest people in the world, all because you have access to such beautiful locations and settings within the country. If you’re a foreigner, it might cost you a lot more dimes, but you still have access to this wondrous country. Australia is romantic. What an understatement. It is also considered one of the best tourist destinations in the world, and you won't understand how romantic it can be unless you visit it. With tons of beaches to choose from, all along the shores of Australia, you’re in for quite the treat.   The Top 5 Wedding Venues in Australia…
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The History of Jazz

The History of Jazz

Jazz
Jazz is a genre in music that was made by the African Americans of New Orleans. The genre, originating in the late 19th century, became a form of expression for the African Americans of their time. The word Jazz was first coined in 1912 when an article was written in the Los Angeles Times. The word was used to describe the pitch of the music which the writer put into words as a" wobble which you can do nothing about". In the early days of jazz music, the common public did not know what to make of it as jazz contained many subgenres. But one thing that everyone agreed upon was the improvisational tone of the music. Jazz was mainly influenced by blues, a type of music that stemmed from…
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