Victoria Claflin Woodhull, born in 1838, married at age fifteen to an alcoholic and womanizer. She became the first woman to establish a brokerage firm on Wall Street and played an active role in the woman's suffrage movement. She became the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872. Her name is largely lost in history. Few recognize her name and accomplishments.
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) about a struggling single parent who's determined to build a better life for his family. Chris Gardner (Smith) is smart and talented, but his dead-end salesman job barely pays the bills. When he and his son are evicted, they face trying times as a desperate Chris accepts an unpaid internship at a stock brokerage firm.
NY, Long Island, 'Hill House' - the Anton Gysberti Hodenpyl estate. Built c. 1900 in Mill Neck with landscaping by Ossian C. Simmonds. Hodenpyl was a partner in a brokerage firm. He died in 1933, his wife in 1935. House was sold in 1938 and was demolished in 1940.
Market Makers - know your stock exchange terms #MoneySense #Trading #Stocks #Forex Market makers help to stabilize markets. They also take risks. They usually have a lot of money at their disposal. When the average person is panicking and selling they come in and buy and then supply and demand kicks in and the price of the stock goes up a bit. When people are selling like crazy these market makers will buy and then the fall is halted. See below what the role of what a market maker is. I…
NY, Long Island, 'Rosemary' - the Jay Freeborn Carlisle estate c. 1917 in East Islip. Carlisle was a partner in a brokerage firm of Carlisle, Mellick & Co. and was a member of the New York Stock Exchange since 1893. East Islip was also home to Carlisle's Wingan Kennels where he bred Labrador Retrievers and was considered one of the foremost breeders in the country. Married to Mary Pinkerton, granddaughter of Allan Pinkerton. He died in 1937, contents were auctioned 1938, demolished 1940.