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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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Walters felt that boron was the conservator of magnesium, and that 3 mg of boron per day would stop urine output of magnesium.
EN 17041 is applicable to water and aqua regia fertilizer extracts obtained using EN 16962 and/or EN 16964 but it is not suitable where the iron concentration is twenty times greater than the boron concentration.
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Results also showed main effect of boron on days to flowering.
For her part, Boron made the unusual switch from marketing to operations, something she says wouldn't have been possible without the active mentoring she received from other Howard S.
The selectivity of membranes with respect to boron compounds correlates well with the data in Fig.
The presence of boron tells us that, if organics were present on Mars, these chemical reactions could have occurred," said Patrick Gasda, a postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory and lead author on the paper.
Foliar boron application improves flower fertility and fruit set of olive.