Cowboys and Bandits
This walking and biking experience extends from the High Line Park to Wall Street. The High Line Park is built on a 1.5 mile elevated railroad system running from Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street. The High Line was an abandon freight rail line, which operated from 1934 to 1980. It carried meat, agricultural goods, and even mail to the West Side of Manhattan. Learn the history of the The High Line where cowboys once roamed.
Next, we’ll bike to Lower Manhattan and explore Wall Street and the Financial District. This neighborhood is known as the Financial Capital of the World. The New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and the American Stock Exchange are located here. Laugh at the battle between the Wall Street Bull and the Fearless Girl. See the birthplace of American Democracy and the cradle of American Capitalism. Finally, you’ll uncover the scams of Jordan Belfort and Bernie Madoff.
This is a five-hour walking and biking tour of Lower Manhattan from 9:00AM – 2:00PM. Bike rental and complimentary lunch are included.
Wall Street Experience
Wall Street is the financial capital of the world and a renowned symbol of economic might. Tragically, it has also been the embodiment of corporate greed. This tour provides a deep insight into how consulting firm, investment banks, and financial markets work. Going forward we’ll cover the 2008 Financial Collapse and the headline news of GameStop. Strolling through cobblestone streets, learn how Bernard Madoff executed the largest Ponzi Scheme in history. Then proceed to a detailed breakdown of how cryptocurrencies work.
No Wall Street tour will be complete without a full explanation of why in 2020, oil prices plummeted from $18 a barrel -$37. Yes, oil producers were paying people $37 a barrel to take it off their hands. This tour exposes financial charlatans and is the perfect primer of those interested in how finance and financial markets operates.