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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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This symbolises the increasing darkness falling on our Lord as he comes closer to the Passion.
Every major world city needs tall buildings of some kind to symbolise its presence and purpose.
The coach highlights the sacrifices and symbolises self sufficiency in defense as well as successful restoration of Internally displaced Persons (IDP).
THE CARP: Similar sounding to the word "business" in Chinese, the carp symbolises a wish for benefit or advantage in business.
The Sun God festival is also known as Radha Saptami, the seventh day or Saptami of the lunar Magha Masam, symbolises the turning of the chariot of the Sun God towards the northern hemisphere in the heavens, according to Hindu mythology.
DR PAM SAYS: Overall your dream symbolises how in touch you are with your students.
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said Dussehra festival symbolises India's tradition of communal harmony and unity in diversity.
The event symbolises unity in our pastoral area and witnesses the traditional activities of Lent.
This symbolises a sense that you are not good enough.