Traders fear ‘Wall Street’ sequel will bash banking

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Back in 1987, the movie “Wall Street” inspired a generation to enter the world of finance. But within that industry, attitudes toward the long-anticipated sequel are surprisingly subdued.

The main concern: that the new movie will be a platform for bank-bashing.

Already smarting from the anti-Wall Street rhetoric from the Obama Administration and hopeful that Republicans will gain control of Congress in the mid-term elections, some traders see “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” director Oliver Stone as a liberal mouthpiece and believe he’ll use the new film to embarrass their profession.

“A lot of traders think the movie is going to shed us in such a bad light that they’re not going to go (see the film),” says Alan Valdes, a longtime NYSE floor trader.

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