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Brazilians Find Stock Exchange Bull Unbearable, Remove It

Activists paste the Portuguese word "hungry" on the Golden Bull, a replica of Wall street Charging Bull symbolizing the financial market, outside the Brazilian B3 Stock Exchange in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Activists paste the Portuguese word "hungry" on the Golden Bull, a replica of Wall street Charging Bull symbolizing the financial market, outside the Brazilian B3 Stock Exchange in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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Sao Paulo (AP) -- Many Brazilians felt bearish about the new Wall Street-inspired bull sculpture outside the stock exchange, and didn’t have to wait long for it to crash: The statue has been removed a week after it was installed.

Sao Paulo's stock exchange had hoped to bestow the rundown city center with a flashy landmark. But its golden sheen was offset by nearby tents for the homeless and the daily line outside a major trade union of people searching for jobs -- any job.