Billion


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Billion

1. One thousand million in the short scale numbering system.

2. One million million in the long scale number system. This number is known, perhaps more commonly, as one trillion.
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7 billion in GO bonds for transportation, education, housing, flood control and water projects, most of which will be issued over 10 years.
3 billion in deal value, up from 36 deals a year ago that produced the roughly the same aggregate total.
The Julius Baer Group increased its assets under management by 5% to CHF 320 billion (USD $257.
We now believe approximately one billion cell phones will be sold worldwide in 2006.
With more than 3 000 employees worldwide, the Group managed assets amounting to approximately CHF 300 billion at the end of 2005.
1 billion for certain assets of GDT, plus $500 million in potential milestone payments when certain technology is approved in the U.
7 billion in June, according to the Investment Company Institute, the national association of the mutual fund industry.
2 billion in 2005, a $23 billion increase over 2004 live auction gross sales of $217.
141 billion against the development expenditures of just Rs 117.
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