The following is a infographic from the folks over at Penny Stocks Lab.
We all can attest to the myriad of lawyer jokes and stereotypes that populate our everyday discourse. Why is it, then, that we so seldom hear stereotypes and jokes about those who work on Wall Street? After all, as evidenced by the 2008 financial crisis, the actions of those employed on Wall Street can have profound effects on our everyday lives – perhaps even more than the most litigious lawyers.
That’s not to say infamous Wall Street personalities are not popularized in mainstream culture. From the classic fictional tale of Gordon Gecko to the recent depiction of Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street, Wall Street has had its fair share of polarizing figures that have entered national discourse.
To that end, the infographic below explores some of the popular Wall Street stereotypes through various mediums, with an emphasis on film and historical figures
Prepared by Penny Stocks Lab