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Symbol

Letters used to identify companies on the consolidated tape and other locations.

Ticker Symbol

A series of letters, often an abbreviation, that represents a stock, option, mutual fund, or other security that trades on an exchange. A ticker symbol allows securities to be listed on an exchange's overhead board conveniently and provides a useful reference for traders and investors. NASDAQ ticker symbols have four letters, while those on the NYSE have no more than three. Mutual fund ticker symbols sometimes include numbers. Examples of ticker symbols include F, for Ford, and MSFT, for Microsoft.
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Through a spare poetics, betraying a portrait suggested that site-specificity is a kind of tautology, and that the identity of a place is always symbolically linked, at least in memory, to another.
On Sunday evening at the Vatican, Pope Francis lit an oil candle to symbolically represent lighting the tall tree in Assisi.
With the new CAN-dbc symbolic decoding and triggering capability in Agilent's oscilloscopes, engineers now have the ability to trigger and view messages and signals symbolically by importing an industry-standard .
Summary: Babies born in public hospitals across Lebanon Monday received certificates from the United Nations declaring them symbolically to be the 7 billionth person in the world.
Summary: Recently, very rare 1 BC - 2 AD Gold artifacts, symbolically named as "The Pleiades Star Crescent Necklace & Amulet" became internationally available for acquisition on KingsNecklace.
How are we to know what counts as a symbolically adequate response to a crime?
Itani asked, criticizing Arab states for "only symbolically supporting Palestinians in their plight for freedom.
Summary: Perenco's CEO and the ETAP chairman symbolically turned together the CPF valve for the new gas export pipeline at an official opening ceremony held on May 6th at the Central Processing Facility near Matmata in Tunisia.
Pablo has been visiting places of interest and meeting Bahrainis for cultural study as well as symbolically spreading the peace message and will cycle from Bahrain to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE and Oman
The crew of the MIR 1 planned to drop a titanium capsule containing the nation's flag on the bottom, symbolically claiming almost half of the planet's northern polar region for Moscow.