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B

Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock descriptor specifying that issue is the Class B shares of the company.

B

1. On the NASDAQ stock exchange, a symbol on the ticker board indicating that the issue being traded is class B stock. That is, B represents common stock designated by the publicly-traded company issuing it as having fewer rights than class A stock, especially fewer voting rights.

2. A low bond rating used by the S&P and Fitch credit agencies. B-rated bonds are highly speculative and are thought to contain high risk and a relatively high chance of default. Banks are not permitted to invest in B-rated bonds. See also: Junk.

B

A low, speculative grade assigned to a debt obligation by a rating agency. Such a rating indicates there is considerable uncertainty as to the ability to pay interest and repay principal over a long period.

b

Used in the dividend column of stock transaction tables in newspapers to indicate payment of a stock dividend in addition to the indicated cash dividend: 1.50b.
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In summary, studies on the pre-stressed beam and fundamental frequency are mostly based on single experiments or analyzed through adopting finite element method [5-16], and there are few studies combining experiments model and finite element method.
We are continuing to Make History in 2016 with the launch of Jim Beams new, unified, premium packaging that reflects the quality and heritage that goes into every bottle, said Maxxium UKs Marketing Controller for Imported Whiskey, Janice McIntosh, In the UK, Jim Beam is performing strongly with volume sales of the portfolio +10.
This is because of its unique profile as a Gaussian beam that modulates with a cos function [14-17].
Peak Beam Systems' line of Maxa Beam Searchlights offer an unparalleled 12,000,000 CandlePower output and 3,500 meter range in military-grade housings.
Our new corporate identity is simple, authentic, memorable and is the perfect reflection of our commitment to the Beam family's pioneering vision established more than 216 years ago," said Matt Shattock, Beam President and CEO.
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The parameter studied in this work is the GFRP strips applied in full length to tensile face of precracked and uncracked beams in one, two and five layers in order to observe the effect of GFRP thickness on flexural behavior as compared to control beam.
To overcome this problem, he, Harvard physicist Federico Capasso, and their colleagues have interrupted a beam with a pair of close-spaced, rod-shaped gold patches.
Moreover, the present corona beam technology can detect anomalies in the material, such as contamination, blisters, bubbles, un-catalyzed or unblended resin, low density material (e.
Today, exposed overhead beams are generally used in a decorative way to imitate the structural exposed beams common in older construction But designers who forget the beam's historical function as a structural member often place beams somewhat haphazardly.
v]] is the momentum of the antineutrino; v is the velocity of the electron; a, A, B are the correlation coefficients; [sigma] is the neutron spin; P is the neutron beam polarization.