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Blue Chip Stock

Stock in a well-known and highly respected publicly-traded company. Blue chip companies are usually financially sound and are thought to be relatively low-risk investments. They tend to be less volatile than other companies and to provide solid growth to portfolios. Examples in the United States include General Electric and Coca-Cola. Indices such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average tracks blue chip stocks.

blue chip

A very high quality investment involving a lower-than-average risk of loss of principal or reduction in income. The term is generally used to refer to securities of companies having a long history of sustained earnings and dividend payments.
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Under an increasingly accepted expansion of traditional tort liability (under [section] 766A), Bluechip also has a cause of action against Claypot for damages caused to its contractual relationship with Aceco.
Upon closure of the transaction BlueChip Technologies will become part of Omtool Ltd.
Micrel paid some USD2m for the outstanding BlueChip securities and options and will pay an additional sum of approximately USD1m if certain revenue and gross profit targets are met by the BlueChip operation during 2004.
Spaced plants of BlueChip most closely resemble 'Baron' Kentucky bluegrass (Hurley and Ghijsen, 1980), although BhieChip has no Baron in its background.
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Advanced Solar Photonics, LLC (ASP), a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueChip Energy, is a manufacturing and research and development center for crystalline silicon solar photovoltaic (PV) panels for utility, commercial and residential applications.
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Investors booked profits in bluechip stocks on increased downside risks due signs of a faltering global economic growth and absence of catalysts.
Bluestone has seen a rise in corporate activity over the past 18 months, including hosting a major conference for a bluechip pharmaceutical company's 600 staff.
Boulting chief executive Mike Groarke, said: "The company had built up a very good reputation with a number of bluechip industrial clients.
2, overcoming wobbles earlier this week on nerves over Europe's sovereign debt crisis and the shock of two high-profile leadership changes at bluechip banks.