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Thundering Herd

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