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New York City Guided Wall Street Financial Crisis Tour

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Stop by the New York Stock Exchange

Walk through the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, & the House of Morgan as Wall Street veterans tell true stories about the economic collapse of 2008, the most devastating event in the financial sector ever since the Great Depression.

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Pass by the cobblestone streets of lower Manhattan and hear stories of great success and horrible tragedy from Wall Street insiders. The effects of the 2008 economic collapse have been felt worldwide and the reasons behind it are still shrouded in mystery. However, this walking tour will let you in on the mistakes that lead to the collapse of some of the longest and most enduring financial institutions in America and how such mistakes can be avoided in the future. Your expert guide will explain the decisions made using engaging visuals and clear language and demystify the crash. By the end of the tour, you'll learn the difference between CDO & CDS and how these acronyms nearly destroyed the economy, what brought down the "Too Big To Fail" organizations like Lehman and AIG, understand the dangerous methods that undermined the market and the reasons why they seemed so appealing.
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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
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  • 09:45 Check-in at 15 Broad Street
  • 10:00 Guided Tour
    USA_New York_Insider Tour Learn about the 400-year old history of Wall Street from its humble beginnings to being the place where the fate of the economy is determined. Listen to your guide as you explore today's high-powered financial district. Get an insight into the rich history and architecture of the Financial District.
  • Financial Crisis
    130996 Unravel the truth about the 2008 economic collapse from Wall Street insiders. Know how the acronyms CDO & CDS nearly destroyed the economy, why the big-time investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, and what triggered the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
  • Financial Landmarks
    USA_New York_Charging Bull Visit the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, Wall Street, The House of Morgan and many more renowned financial landmarks and architectural wonders. Don't miss the opportunity to see and rub the iconic bronze sculpture of the Charging Bull for good luck.
  • 12:00 Check-out at Federal Reserve Bank
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Additional Note(s)
    • Guests will be walking approximately 1 mile or 1.6 kilometers over 2 hours for the tour. While there are no hills, there are some steps.
    • This tour will not go inside the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE has been closed to visitors since 2001.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • You will be refunded if the tour is canceled due to inclement weather. Please contact VELTRA for your refund.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • There will be a rescheduling fee for any schedule changes made within 48 hours of the activity.


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