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As NASA tries to land on the Moon, it has plenty of rockets to choose from. Your California Privacy Rights | Do Not Sell My Personal Information Additionally, they more likely to survive market fluctuations. Select End Date Submit. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. After all, in poker, a blue chip doesn't really connote stability, just a large price. Use of and/or registration on any portion of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 1/1/20) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated 1/1/20) and Ars Technica Addendum (effective 8/21/2018). Blue chips are athletes, particularly high school players, targeted for drafting or signing by teams at the college level. A blue chip is stock in a corporation with a national reputation for quality, reliability, and the ability to operate profitably in good and bad times.[4][5]. Take a free trial to Income Investor today and see what gems he's found! [3], "Do top high school prospects go on to win championships in the pros? Additionally, people know it always makes money and pays dividends. Understanding Blue Chips . Hutton & Co. that he intended to return to the office to "write about these blue-chip stocks".

blue-chip (adj.) The term ‘blue chip’ was first used to describe high-priced stocks in 1923 when Oliver Gingold, an employee at Dow … Blue Origin will serve as the prime contractor, building the Blue Moon lunar lander as the "descent element" of the system to carry the mission down to the lunar surface. What's funny, though, is that the only "chip" designation was for companies deemed to be the safest, well-known companies that had histories of making dividend payments. A blue-chip company or investment is one that can be trusted and is not likely to fail. A history of dividend growth significantly in excess of the rate of inflation, year after year, decade after decade, generation after generation.

Stringham, Edward Peter; Curott, Nicholas A.: "Ever Wonder How 'Blue-Chip' Stocks Started? NASA will value such a mix of new and old companies. Blue chip companies – definition and meaning, shares of the largest blue-chip companies large capitalization stocks. Ars may earn compensation on sales from links on this site. A blue chip company is famous for the quality and wide acceptance of its products. All companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average are blue-chips, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average is an index that does not include all companies that are blue chips. Mr. Gingold’s new usage of the term caught on rapidly. Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc., for example, are blue chip, but they are relatively young companies.