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Catalyst

An event that directly or indirectly causes another event. For example, a positive earnings report may be a catalyst for a stock to rise in price. Likewise, conservative financial management may be a catalyst for long-term sustainability.
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The friends of promoters in the US talk about brands much more: 43% of promoters see their networks regularly mention brands and products, while only 33% of sharers do the same.
However, a large- scale and unexpected exit by the promoter without giving any reason does warrant an explanation.
We bring you a few stocks recommended by experts in which promoters have increased the stake.
Some of the promoters we've identified have criminal backgrounds.
L) Apply for certificates for the personal seals of Promoter and Representative Director.
A promoter named Shewn, who hosts sex parties in his Jersey City apartment with a $20 "donation," told me he has thrown bareback-only parties in the past but doesn't anymore, even though the "rules and regulations" he e-mails to prospective partygoers suggests otherwise.
Are you going to sign with a promoter who has never laced up a glove, or a promotional company that has fighters as partners?
2003 Optimize[R] LCO Promoter Technology[TM] launched into soybean market.
We cloned a Sall-ApaI eGFP cDNA and the SV40 polyA signal fragment into the TH/bZIP promoter containing pBluescript.
MGMT normally plays a role in DNA repair, but when the promoter region near the MGMT gene acquires a group of methyl molecules, the gene switches off and MGMT production stops.
Whether the deduction of legal and promoter fees assessed in relation to disallowed tax practices should be allowable.