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An informal term for a stock or other security that has risen in price over a given period. For example, if a stock opens at $5 and closes at $5.25, it is said to be an advancer for that trading day. See also: Decliner.


Stocks that have gained, or increased, in value over a particular period are described as advancers.

If more stocks advance than decline -- or lose value -- over the course of a trading day, the financial press reports that advancers led decliners. When that occurs over a period of time, it's considered an indication that the stock market is strong.

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29 March 2010 - Norwegian industrial group Scana Industrier ASA (OSL: SCI) said last Friday that its unit Scana Subsea AB has won SEK17m orders to supply riser materials to customers in Brazil and the North Sea.
The 76 mm riser is paired with a 203 mm diameter riser of the same length (10 m) in a twin riser apparatus, as shown in Figure 2.
With yesterday's systems' I/O employing PCI and PCI-X, passive riser cards have been deployed with multiple PCI (or -X) slots, as PCI is a parallel multi-drop bus architecture.
Pairings or strakes are usually applied to just the top part of the riser, which means the material cost runs only in a range around $100,000--1ess than 2 percent of the cost of a typical production riser and much less than the labor needed for mounting one.
All of our testing has shown that they are superior in every way to conventional riser designs.
The grain of Riser is yellow, of high quality having high test weight with low hull percentage, and is nonfluorescent under ultra-violet light.
A Home Office spokeswoman said: 'The immigration service is most concerned at the tragic events involving Mr Riser and is investigating the circumstances.
Claxton s work includes offering the subsea connector to latch the riser with the subsea wellhead; riser tensioning interface from the riser to the rig s tension system; all riser handling tools and a suite of bolt tensioners, to facilitate flange make-up.
POS-GRIP Technology will be placed at the top, and potentially at the bottom of the riser to uniquely enable a casing 'inner' liner to be temporarily spaced out and installed inside a conventional riser.
The 10 000 ft deepwater drilling riser system will be manufactured and delivered out of Aker Solutions' manufacturing plant in Port Klang, Malaysia.