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Blue Chip Stock

Stock in a well-known and highly respected publicly-traded company. Blue chip companies are usually financially sound and are thought to be relatively low-risk investments. They tend to be less volatile than other companies and to provide solid growth to portfolios. Examples in the United States include General Electric and Coca-Cola. Indices such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average tracks blue chip stocks.

blue chip

A very high quality investment involving a lower-than-average risk of loss of principal or reduction in income. The term is generally used to refer to securities of companies having a long history of sustained earnings and dividend payments.
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Columbia Football: The next stop for Bluechip is Columbia University, where the films are scheduled to include interviews with former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and famous alumni Julia Stiles and Matthew Fox.
With this significant purchase, it is clear that companies within the industry, including Solicore, BlueChip and their customers, are committed to seamlessly expediting compliance with the Korean FSA mandate.
BlueChip approached Solicore after conducting a detailed analysis of what their Korean partners needed and where opportunities for growth existed.
The MegaChips multi-hop communication function in the new BlueChip PLC ensures stable communication over a wider area by allowing the terminal to bridge to other terminal devices and essentially hop over greater distances.
Bluechip Athletic Solutions provides a unique blend of technology, marketing strategy and content creation services for the collegiate and professional sports industry.
It was a bad day for a majority of the bluechip stocks.
CHAROLAIS led Perth's spring multi-breed show and sale with a top call of 5,000gns for Thrunton Bluechip, a 21-month-old from the Campbell family - Ian, John and their father Colin - of Thrunton, Alnwick.
JOE MALONE, who worked with the Weld family for 42 years, today receives a Bluechip Lifetime In Racing award at the Curragh.
Barney Drake, director of operations at Yes Loans, said, 'Target Bluechip provided the ideal solution for us to increase the volumes of applications that we process, without increasing staffing costs.
It is looking to attract bluechip sponsors by using bluechip international venues.
It is another significant milestone for the Europarc plant, which is currently producing 350 tonnes of frozen ready meals a week for a range of bluechip retail customers.