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Bracketing

The process of arranging groups of underwriters responsible for placing a new issue with investors into a hierarchy. This hierarchy indicates how much of an issue each group of underwriters is placing with respect to the others. The brackets are called, from largest to smallest: bulge bracket, major bracket, minor bracket, underwriter, selling group. The second largest bracket is sometimes called the mezzanine bracket. Brackets are listed in order of size on an advertisement detailing each new issue, known as the tombstone.

bracketing

The order in which underwriters' names appear in a securities offering. The names are generally listed in the order of importance in a particular offering. See also major bracket, mezzanine bracket, tombstone.
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When the camcorders are set in the Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) mode, users can record three consecutive images reflecting normal, underexposure and overexposure, simply by pressing the photo button once.
While the EOS Rebel G II is compact and extremely lightweight, Canon engineers were able to incorporate some of the most advanced features available in an entry-level, low-cost SLR camera including 11 exposure modes, a 3-point autofocus system, Auto Exposure Bracketing, manual focusing point selection in the viewfinder and settings for multiple exposures and other creative effects.
In addition to conventional Auto Exposure Bracketing, the PowerShot G3 offers Focus Bracketing to further ensure proper focus of the main subject.
Exposure bracketing automatically takes a three-frame series of a scene with a slight variation in exposure for each frame: normal exposure, underexposed, and overexposed.
Supported features include Flash Exposure Bracketing, Modeling Flash, and Wireless Flash control.
Like the G1, the G2's Creative Zone offers user-selectable settings for exposure compensation, flash exposure compensation, auto exposure bracketing, white balance, and other parameters.