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Tier

A group of securities according to company size or quality. For example, blue chip stocks may belong in one tier, while startup stocks belong in another. See also: Secondary stock, Credit rating.

tier

A grouping of securities, usually by company size or security quality. See also secondary stock.

tier

A row of townships extending east and west. See public land survey system.

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Hans Larcher, the company managing director, said, 'We are absolutely thrilled to take our customer service to the next level for our very special top tier level members.
Editor of You and Your Wedding magazine, Miranda Eason, added: "Saving the top tier to celebrate the birth of the first born is the tradition."
Miranda Eason, editor of You & Your Wedding magazine, added: "Saving the top tier to celebrate the birth of the first born is the tradition.
However the greatest difference between the two sales was in the top tier for mares.
Members of Clyde & Co's Middle Eastern IP team have been sourced from top tier specialist firms from around the world, including Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the UK.
The Christian Science Monitor, for example, pulled a tier out of thin air: "The top tier of GOP candidates all have been perceived as flawed, and thus Republican activists believe room remains for a straight-ahead fiscal and social conservative who knows how to play to the cameras." This seems to put Mr.
The top tier, Business Unit Finance, focuses on driving profitable growth.
In the top tier, which is about 2 [micro]m thick, the cuticle forms an imperfect honeycomb pattern and contains thousands of air-filled cylinders, each roughly 240 nm in diameter.
Leveraging the HSBC Group's footprint across Latin America, the CNC product now delivers top tier sub-custodial service in Argentina and Brazil, with plans for Mexico to be added in 2006.
New York -- Top tier electronics manufacturing services providers need to adopt a small business mindset if they are remain viable and profitable companies, says a report issued by a major consulting firm.
recently announced that its regular, plus and premium-grade gasoline products meet the new gasoline quality standard, known as the "Top Tier Detergent Gasoline" standard, introduced by four leading automakers -- BMW, General Motors, Honda Motor Company and Toyota Motor Corporation.
The Smart DiskOnKey platform is a unique patented solution offering top tier partners the option to choose from M-Systems' existing product line or to design their own form factor while still using M-Systems' internal architecture.