Thundering Herd

Thundering Herd

Informal for Merrill Lynch. This company is sometimes called the Thundering Herd because of the bull in its symbol.

Thundering Herd

A commonly used reference to the firm Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith, Inc., that derives from the firm's large size and its use of bulls in its advertising.
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(https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/25/business/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch-name/index.html) Founded by Charles Merrill and Edmund Lynch in 1914,   Merrill  Lynch grew into a mighty brand in retail brokerage earning the name "thundering herd."
There I am, Boy Paladin, leading the thundering herd whilst slaying the grammar dragons with the stroke of a pen.
Green also had a touchdown run in the first quarter, while Davis' second TD from 16 yards out put the Thundering Herd (9-4) ahead 38-20 with 6 1/2 minutes to play.
Merrill says its advisor force grew by 231 from a year ago, while its Thundering Herd decreased by one from the third quarter.
True, the glorified wire house (Charlie Merrill's churn and burn Thundering Herd of Bank Street, Bur Dubai - how I miss you!) that is now Jamie Gorman's Morgan Stanley commands a higher market cap then Goldman Sachs.
Merrill Lynch's Thundering Herd of advisors stood at 14,954 on Sept.
O'Connor pitched the past two seasons for the Titans and chose to sign with the Thundering Herd in early May.
There is just a big thundering herd, getting led around by the political and media elites.
Thundering Herd, Illini, Tribe, Wolf Pack, Bison, Phoenix, Dutchmen are the other answers.
I find the flu-epidemic mentality anxiety provoking because when there are more donkeys galloping through my office, it becomes that much more difficult to find the zebras hidden in the thundering herd.
Trust me, the sight of a thundering herd of camels with 1ft high "jockeys" on their humps is quite extraordinary.
"Their capital markets may be emerging, but their economies have clearly arrived," John Thiel, head of Merrill's private banking group and its "Thundering Herd" of 15,700 U.S.