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1. A unit investment trust in which the underlying asset is the Dow Jones Industrial Average. That is, diamonds are shares in a closed-end index fund tracking the DJIA. It is traded on the American Stock Exchange. It operates much like an exchange-traded fund, but, like all unit investment trusts, it has an expiration date, while ETFs do not. Its ticker symbol is DIA.

2. A valuable commodity consisting of very hard gem stones used in jewelry and tools. Diamonds may be traded on any of a number of exchanges. See also: Blood diamonds.


Registered name for interest in a trust that holds all 30 stocks included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Ownership of a Diamond allows an investor to track the DJIA with a single investment. Diamonds are traded on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol DIA.
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WHERE: Bort MetroCenter Auditorium, 101 Eighth Street, Oakland, across from BART eadquarters building WHY: Because they're heroes
Bort was most recently in the investment banking department at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was responsible for consumer non-durable products, personal care products and household products.
Bort Metro Center, Lawrence Dahms Auditorium, 1st Floor, 101 Eighth Street, Oakland (8th and Madison streets, across from BART's LMA Headquarters building).
It seemed like I was looking at three of him out there,'' Sylmar coach Bort Escoto said of Booker, who scored 21 of his 32 points in the second half and finished with 15 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals.
Honestly, I'd rather we play in the Coliseum League,'' Sylmar coach Bort Escoto said.
We work with companies that offer customers superior product value, and Seek Systems fits the bill," said Ted Bort, director of sales for Capital Datacorp.
Hey, it's the biggest game in our league, so why not play it when everybody can come by and watch,'' Sylmar coach Bort Escoto said.
But ABF stands as an example of how to do e-commerce right," said Julie Bort, Network World's Signature Series Executive Editor.
Ted Bort, a family practitioner in the Cincinnati area and co-founder of PocketScript.
Richard Bort of Panorama City said Valley VOTE should parlay its clout from the secession campaign into other issues.
Our proprietary technology combined with Lilly's value-added information will continue to revolutionize how physicians manage their patients," Bort added.