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Symbol

Letters used to identify companies on the consolidated tape and other locations.
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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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The graffiti includes phallic symbols on vehicles and a Nazi swastika on a bus shelter.
The story explores how phallic symbols work in male-dominated gender regimes to legitimate the government of women's minds and bodies by men.
associated with Linga, Yoni is the phallic symbol used in the worship of
"Governor Pataki took his entire legacy and put it into a tall phallic symbol that will be out-built by the Chinese before it ever gets built anyway," said Swig, referring to the Freedom Tower.
Each has its own large phallic symbol looking down benignly over the city--the CN Tower and the Washington Monument.
The notion of a sword, a gun or a nuclear missile being a phallic symbol or a penile extension has become something of a cliche.
My proposal is to mark the nuclear repository with a phallic symbol to warn against transgression and trespass, especially if, as seems very likely, our culture should perish.
The spoof edition included explicit language and a photo of children playing on two campus sculptures that had a phallic symbol superimposed between them, KCRA-TV3 reported.
When the desired result was produced, the objects were returned to the shrine together with a new phallic symbol as a token of gratitude
A Saivite, approaching the sivalinga, sees not smooth stone--or even a "phallic symbol" (pace Freud or Katherine Mayo)--but the universe before it was born.
It can be inferred from her allusion to strings that slacken (line 10) that in taking up the lute this female subject has appropriated a phallic symbol for her own use and that her attempts to control it have caused it to lose potency.
Baldwin, who challenged this orthodoxy, became the whipping boy of a cultural establishment that understood the black man as, in Baldwin's words, "a kind of walking phallic symbol" (Price 290).