Blue Chip Stock

Business / Taxes / Blue Chip Stock: Blue chip stock is the common stock of a large, well-regarded US company. The companies in that informal category are collectively known as blue chips companies. Blue chips have a long-established record of earning profits and paying dividends regardless of the economic climate. They take their name from the most valuable poker chips. In the United Kingdom, in contrast, comparable firms are called alpha companies.

Other Words for Blue

Blue Adjective Synonyms: depressed, low-spirited, dispirited, sad, dismal, down, down in the mouth, gloomy, unhappy, glum, downcast, crestfallen, chap-fallen, dejected, melancholy, despondent, downhearted, morose
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Other Words for Chip

Chip Verb Synonyms: chisel, whittle, hew
Chip Noun Synonyms: fragment, piece, shard or sherd, splinter, flake, sliver, scrap, morsel, bit
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Other Words for Stock

Stock Noun Synonyms: pedigree, bloodline, house, dynasty, (line of) descent, genealogy, extraction, roots, lineage, family, ancestry, parentage, breeding, heritage
Stock Adjective Synonyms: livestock, (domestic or farm) animals, cattle, beasts, horses, cows, oxen, sheep, goats
Stock Verb Synonyms: supply, store, inventory, stockpile, reserve, reservoir, cache, hoard, wares, merchandise, goods, selection, assortment, range, variety, array
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Nikkei Stock Average

Business / Finance / Nikkei Stock Average: Applies mainly to international equities. Price-weighted average of 225 stocks of the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange started on May 16, 1949. Japanese equivalent of the U.S. Dow. MORE

Regional Stock Exchanges

Business / Finance / Regional Stock Exchanges: Organized national securities exchanges located outside of New York City and registered with the SEC They include: the Boston, Cincinnati, Intermountain (Salt Lake City-dormant, owned by COMEX), Midwe MORE

Red Green Blue (RGB)

Technology / Digital Cameras / Red Green Blue (RGB): The three colors to which the human visual system, digital cameras and many other devices are sensitive. MORE

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