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Moody's Investment Grade

1. A ratings system used by Moody's to gauge the risk of municipal bonds and the creditworthiness of their issuers. The ratings are number one through four, with a one (MIG 1) representing the highest quality and a four (MIG 4) representing the lowest quality.

2. In other bonds, a rating higher than Baa, indicating that the issue is sufficiently low risk as to allow banks to invest in them. See: Investment-grade.
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"I think that that Lebanese army needs more weapons to be operational against foreign offensives, but the MiG 29 is not enough, independently," he said.
Our pilot was motivated, and justifiably so: the MiGs could make mincemeat of our lumbering aircraft.
Seeing that Migs was armed with a bladed weapon, she shouted at Dante to close the room's door.
Present members include former presidents Buds Convocar, Anna de Leon, and Migs Villanueva, Roel Obemio, Salvador Ching, Aner Sebastian, Francis Nacion, Jaime Gubaton, Gerrico Blanco, Carlo Ongchangco, Eman Santos, Anthony Palo, Danny Pangan, Robert Deniega, Ronnie Bercero, Joy Rojas, Lydia Velasco, Franklin Cana, Hermes Alegre, Ding Hidalgo, Rudy Roma Lunod, Inna Naanep Vitasa, Tessie Picana, Rose Gisbert, Nida Cranbourne, Sheila Tiangco, Joseph Villamar, Ysa Gernale, Daisy Carlos and Helena Alegre.
(I must admit, I had never heard the nickname applied to this MiG before, but a planform view of the fighter does bear some resemblance to the instrument's triangular body.)
'We expect the MIGS technology to be a great addition to our device pipeline and to establish Alcon's presence in this new surgical category to treat glaucoma,' said Mike Ball, CEO of Alcon.
Dr Gassan Lotfi, consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology at Latifa Hospital and director of the MIGS Programme at Latifa Hospital, pointed out that the department of endoscopic surgery at Latifa Hospital had seen a significant increase in the number of MIGS operations.
Current approved MIGs are: (click links to visit PULSE page)
In his new role, Bhalla will be responsible for all of MasterCard's Commerce Gateway Services organisations, DataCash and MIGs, as well as the associated DataCash Fraud Tool and Risk Management services.
Thus, in the Second World War, German aircraft like the Messerschmitt 109 were technically superior to the crude, but effective, Mig 3; the Russians could build four Migs for the cost of one Messerschmitt.
MasterCard has tapped into the e-commerce opportunity by providing the MiGS, a secure internet payment solution.
Miller misses the most important point when he proposes that the solution to the problem of under utilization of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (MIGS) is an advanced curriculum for laparoscopy for our residents.