Wall Streeters believe the darndest things, like the Earth is flat, the moon is made of green cheese and central bankers are the most powerful force in the universe this side of gamma-ray bursts.
OK, so maybe they don't believe the first two things, but there seems pretty strong conviction about the third.
And that's not all—in fact, there's a slew of things pros on the Street hold as true that just don't seem to make a lot of sense, particularly to those on Main Street who get a close-up view of how the real world works.
Josh Brown—the "Reformed Broker" blogger, financial advisor with Ritholtz Wealth Management and regular on CNBC's "Fast Money" show—has a Top 10 list that he's been kind enough to share. It lists some of the more bizarre, but true, beliefs that constitute "Insane Things We Believe on Wall Street." Beware: It's only slightly tongue-in-cheek and actually cuts pretty close to some of the myths of the financial markets: