There’s always been something about Wall Street that even the lay-people can get behind—the opening (or closing) bell. And it’s probably because the event has become something of a media sensation over the past few decades, bringing celebrities, executives, cartoon characters and other public figures to the exchange floor.
Here are some of the strangest guests that the NYSE’s played host to in recent history.
Russian dancers celebrating the 1998 listing of Vimpel-Communications, the first Russian company listed on the NYSE
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