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Muriel Siebert, the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, passed away over the weekend. She purchased her seat on the exchange in 1967 – despite opposition and ridicule – nearly a decade before another woman joined her there.

Heidi Moore, the Guardian’s US finance and economics editor, tells The Daily Ticker “it’s the end of an era in so many ways.”

“She was of the generation that you could just get to work on Wall Street because of moxie and sheer determination,” says Moore of Siebert