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Whether it's meant as protection from the endless populist flak shot at Wall Street, or as an apocalyptic sign of the financial sector's obedience to dark forces is unclear. Every morning that the New York Stock Exchange is open, someone rings the bell to begin the day's trading. Today, that someone was Star Wars villain Darth Vader, flanked by some colorful storm troopers.



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