* [[TwoWordsObviousTrope Three words]]: "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaKkuJVy2YA Greed, for lack of a better word, is good]]".
* Bud using every trick Gekko taught him to ruin Gekko himself.
* Gordon reacquiring control over the trust fund he set up for his daughter and using it to reestablish himself as the pre-eminent figure in the financial world while ruining the films antagonist in the process. He grows the fund from $100 million to $1 billion by the end of the film!