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Tier

A group of securities according to company size or quality. For example, blue chip stocks may belong in one tier, while startup stocks belong in another. See also: Secondary stock, Credit rating.

tier

A grouping of securities, usually by company size or security quality. See also secondary stock.

tier

A row of townships extending east and west. See public land survey system.

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The top-tier PC vendors in the United States accounted for 68 percent of PC shipments in the first quarter of 2000, and this consolidation within the market is causing a price increase for PC systems in some segments.
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Brennan writes, Top-Tier status signifies among other things that an agency has demonstrated excellent managerial capabilities and is able to lend financial support to its programs.
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In the latest Ear on Careers podcast, produced by Top-Tier Tutoring, Wendy Hamlin provides excellent information and guidance to those who are interested in a career as a health insurance broker, and offers her thoughts about the impact of the new legislation on her industry.
RELA acknowledges with gratitude the sponsors that helped to make this event a success: Top-Tier Sponsors KMZ Rosenman, Omega Risk Management, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Inspection & Valuation International, Cushman & Wakefield, LandAmerica; Event Sponsors Admento Promotions, Cassin Cassin & Joseph, Chicago Title Insurance, Commonwealth/ Lawyers Title Insurance, Cooper-Horowitz, Credit Suisse First Boston, DLA Piper Rudnick Grey Cary US, Dryden Cross, LaSalle Bank, Meridian Capital, Metropolitan Valuation Services, New York Land Services, and Royal Abstract.