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Animals on Wall Street: Not Just Bulls and Bears

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We've all heard of bull and bear markets, but did you know there are many other animals used to represent stock market behaviors and the players that bring them about? The use of animals to describe behavior on Wall Street dates at the least to the 18th century, according to this article on NPR, which includes a list of several other animal terms.