The Wall Street bull statue, officially titled Charging Bull, is a sculpture by Arturo Di Modica that is located in Bowling Green, New York City, at the intersections of Broadway and Morris streets, just a block north of the South Ferry building at the southern tip of Manhattan. The bronze sculpture weighs more than 3.5 tons and measures 18 feet long. Di Modica and friends left the sculpture in front of the New York Stock Exchange, beneath a Christmas Tree as a gift to the world, in December 1989.Continue Reading
The iconic Charging Bull was removed at the end of the day by the New York Stock Exchange. New York City mayor and others found a permanent home for the statue nearby.
The artist made the bull statue in celebration of the American can-do spirit. Di Modica viewed this symbol of virility and courage as the perfect antidote to the Wall Street crash of 1986.
The bull took more than two years to craft and was so immense that individual bronze sections were cast and then welded together.
In September 2011, barricades were placed by the New York Police Department around the bull statue as protection from protesters during the Occupy Wall Street movement. These barricades were removed in March 2014.Learn more about Investing
Some movies that were filmed in New York City, New York, are "Dog Day Afternoon," "Do the Right Thing," "Taxi Driver," "Manhattan" and "Wall Street." These films take place in the city of New York and its five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island.Full Answer >
The New York Stock Exchange is located on Wall Street in the lower Manhattan area of New York City. Wall Street is home to other financial entities such as the New York Mercantile Exchange and the New York Board of Trade as of 2015.Full Answer >
The New York Stock Exchange is located on Wall Street in New York City, and is the biggest exchange of assets in the world as a result of the value of the financial assets being traded, according to Investopedia. It used to be a private organization, but went public in 2005. The NYSE used to rely only upon trading taking place on the exchange floor, but now the majority of trades happen within the exchange electronically.Full Answer >
The phrase "Wall Street Stock Exchange" is a misnomer that refers to Wall Street, which is in lower Manhattan, being the original home of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street houses many large brokerage and investment firms, according to Investopedia, making it highly relevant to the U.S. stock market.Full Answer >