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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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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.
BlueChip was developed from a highly apomictic, single-plant selection from progeny of hybrid cross 90-0336.
Infoconomy comment: Some of DecisionWorks' claims seem extraordinary, but its bluechip list of early adopters - including Anglo Irish Bank, Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, and BSkyB - suggests that the software is delivering considerable value.
Mr Nensey added that CTN and Bluechip intend to invest over Kshs500m in the network in the near future.
Bluechip, presumably sitting at his breakfast table enjoying a glass of freshly-squeezed Florida orange juice.
Meanwhile, London's bluechip index closed higher as investors were optimistic about US-China relations.
The CPSE ETF, which functions like a mutual fund scheme, comprises scrips of 10 bluechip PSUs ?
Ayo's bluechip recruits, namely UAAP Juniors MVP CJ Cansino of UST High School, Mike Enriquez and Sherwin Concepcion of Mapua, Joshua Marcos of La Salle Green Hills, Toby Agustin and Kobe Caballero of JRU, will also in the 10-day team building.
China's bluechip index closed higher on Friday, thanks to better-than-expected inflation data pointing to signs of a stabilising economy, but it snapped an eight-week winning streak after a top regulator warned against "barbaric" takeover deals.
Atlanta, GA, July 02, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Bluechip Athletic Solutions (www.bas-llc.com) is proud to announce the addition of Rebecca Holderread as Chief Operating Officer (COO) to their executive management team.