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Ramp

A slang term for a market rally that occurs quickly and decisively. For example, a stock that has generally been flat or in decline but suddenly jumps 9% in a few hours may be said to experience a ramp.
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Pam Campbell from Lafarge Tarmac and Owen Pugh's Chris Mason at Howick Quarry
Alf added: "Perhaps we'll call it the Tarmac jetty so we'll always remember who paid for it.
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Flyers Rights said that contingency plans, regulated and approved by the US Department of Transportation (DOT), could provide a mechanism to prevent long tarmac strandings.
Doctors carried out emergency surgery to remove the tarmac and their feet were left red raw and bandaged.
Tarmac district supervisor Alf Dilmore said: 'A concern has been raised about traffic in the village of Tongwynlais.
The council's decision to use Tarmac to resurface pavements caused outrage in late 2004.
ONE lucky reader can walk away with a brand new patio and a set of handtools, worth pounds 500, courtesy of Tarmac TopPave and Wilkinson Sword.
Centrair) held a ceremony Wednesday to mark the completion of the tarmac work at the new airport near Nagoya prior to its opening next February.
A terminal at Los Angeles International Airport was evacuated for nearly two hours Wednesday evening as law enforcement officials tried to locate a woman who walked out on the tarmac.
The competition, which was sponsored by Tarmac, also attracted two hedgelayers from the Netherlands, a group of enthusiasts from Ireland and a crowd of intrigued visitors from Lincolnshire.
HOUSTON -- PROS (NYSE: PRO), the world leader in enterprise business-to-business pricing and margin optimization software, today announced that UK-based Tarmac selected PROS during the fourth quarter of 2010 as the key enabler of a new pricing strategy designed to simplify pricing processes, grow profitability of special products, increase sales with growth customers and provide offers tailored to the unique needs of their customers.