The movie argues that most small investors are dupes, and that the big market killings are made by men such as Gekko, who swoop in and snap whole companies out from under the noses of their stockholders.
Maybe Gekko sees something he recognizes. This area was a modern center for black intelligence and companionship. In the second half of the film the narration shares with the audience that Belfort and Naomi started every morning off with a fight about Belforts activities the night before.
Repeatedly through the film relationships are ruined due to drug abuse. The Wall Street Crash was under way. Advertisement Stone's most impressive achievement in this film is to allow all the financial wheeling and dealing to seem complicated and convincing, and yet always have it make sense.
During DiCaprios expired Quaaludes scene he seems to be effected much worse than the beach house scene. Bud achieves the American dream but he loses himself in the process.
The only thing he valued was his money and he had no moral values. Bud had introduced Gekko to Bluestar Airlines owned by his father Carl.