A blue-chip stock is stock in a company with a reputation for consistent earnings and stability. Though it is a general term, it is often used to describe the 30 companies that form the Dow Jones Industrial Average. More »

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A blue chip organization is a publicly-traded company that is financially sound and consistently performs well on the stock market, according to Investopedia. The name comes from the game of poker, in which blue chips re... More »

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Blue chip companies have an established reputation, popularity and secure long-term growth, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. These companies provide blue chip stocks that the Dow Jones Industrial... More »

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Blue chip companies have an established reputation, popularity and secure long-term growth, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. These companies provide blue chip stocks that the Dow Jones Industrial... More »

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The three top dividend-paying stocks in 2014 were Intel, the electronic chip maker; Altria (the parent of tobacco company Phillip Morris) and Eli Lilly, the pharmaceutical giant, notes Wyatt Research. The three companies... More »

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Notable stock splits include Apple's 7-for-1 share split that the company first announced on April 23, 2014, and Berkshire Hathaway's 50-for-1 Class B stock split on Jan. 1, 2010, explains Investing Daily. Companies that... More »

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Berkshire Hathaway, the publicly traded conglomerate holding company presided over by famed investor Warren Buffet, is the most expensive stock traded on the New York Stock Exchange by a wide margin. As of October 2015, ... More »

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