Surrounded by his team, Stratton Oakmont founder Jordan Belfort is tossing a golf ball into glasses on a billiard table:
Jordan Belfort: F-ck Merrill Lynch. F-ck them. Why should they be taking all our f-cking money all the f-cking time? This way we become the underwriters.
Why is Merrill Lynch taking money from Jordan Belfort and his team?