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Wall Street Wonderland

Opening bell rings, are you list’nin?
The market soars, most stocks are glist’nin’
A beautiful sight,
We’ll all be richer tonight.
Walking in a Wall Street wonderland.

Gone away is the recession,
Here to stay is our jobs obsession.
But our economy’s strong,
So we go along.
Walking in a Wall Street wonderland.

In the market the government can bail us all out,
Then pretend the Fed can turn things around

They’ll say: Quantitative easing?
We’ll say: No man,
But we need more jobs,
Let’s try another round.

Later on, some will conspire,
To make trades like an insider.
Some experts they use,
Disclose info to abuse,
Walking in a Wall Street wonderland.

Closing bell rings, and we’re singin’
Because we just made another million.
Glad we bet on Acme Packet,
Time to grab our dinner jacket.
Walking in a Wall Street wonderland.

Gone away are the specialists,
Here to stay are the activists.
They stir up unrest,
Putting boards to the test.
Walking in a Wall Street wonderland.

In the market we can make a billion,
Then go start the best hedge fund in town.
We’ll have lots of fun with Mary Shapiro,
Until the SEC comes to shut us down.

When it climbs, ain't it thrilling,
Our investments made a killing.
We’ll frolic and play, the Gordon Gecko way…
Walking in a Wall Street wonderland.

Walking in a Wall Street wonderland.

Jim Buckley

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