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Episode 459

Fearless Girl
Sun, 2018-Aug-05 01:21 UTC
Length - 2:01

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With 160,248 views on Saturday, 4 August 2018 our article of the day is Fearless Girl.

Fearless Girl is a bronze sculpture by Kristen Visbal, commissioned by State Street Global Advisors via McCann New York, depicting a girl facing the Charging Bull (or Wall Street Bull) statue. It was installed on March 7, 2017, at Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. The statue measures approximately 50 inches (130 cm) tall, and weighs about 250 pounds (110 kg).

Fearless Girl was commissioned by investment firm State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) to advertise for an index fund which comprises gender-diverse companies that have a relatively high percentage of women among their senior leadership. The plaque below the statue states: "Know the power of women in leadership. SHE makes a difference," with "SHE" being both a descriptive pronoun and the fund's NASDAQ ticker symbol.

Both Fearless Girl and Charging Bull are set to be moved three blocks away to the New York Stock Exchange by the end of 2018.





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