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  RTÉ Business: New NIB mortgage to shake up market?
NIB claims that in some cases its margins will be less than half of what many mortgage holders currently pay.
NIB says it will offer a margin of 0.5 to 0.59 points depending on the home owner's loan to value.
Andrew Healy, NIB's chief executive, said many people were still paying the same interest rate as when they first took out their mortgage, even though the value of their home may have increased substantially.
www.rte.ie /business/2006/1017/nib.html   (412 words)

  NIB - President's statement
NIB’s external audit is the responsibility of the Control Committee, which is appointed by the Bank’s owners and is quite separate from the Bank’s Board of Directors.
Baltic membership of NIB as from the new year is a natural continuation of this development, affording a wider base for the Bank’s integration mandate and outgoing activities.
NIB has important tasks ahead of it in coming years, both in the member countries and in their neighbouring countries further east.
annualprevious.nib.int /reviews/reviews_1.html   (2811 words)

 :: Internal Institute of Bussiness (NIB) ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Its sole objective is to empower the school's clients, the students, with the practical know how indispensable for problem solving/critical thinking and hence to be accepted in a job position in a private company and keeps it.
NIB’s mission is to dedicate itself and to professionally educate and train those in challenging careers in three main fields of business - Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Sales and Marketing by fostering individuals in defining and fulfilling their success in career and life goal.
According to the government policy of developing human resources-aiming at maximizing available human capital, the NIB is now offering both diploma and bachelor degree programs in the three fields of Business Administration under the TVET system.
www.nib.edu.kh /aboutus.htm   (356 words)

 PenHero.com - PenGallery - The Evolution of the Sheaffer Inlaid Nib 1959-Present
The basic design and proportion of the nib is consistent across all models with the only variation being the presence or absence of a diamond shaped tab, usually marked "USA", at the peak of the nib in the section.
Nibs were stainless steel, and depending on the model, either plain or gold electroplated.
The nib is very similar to the PFM nib without the tab and is 18 karat gold, with palladium plating on some models.
www.penhero.com /PenGallery/Sheaffer/SheafferInlaidNibs.htm   (976 words)

 Nibs I: The Basics
Japanese nibs tend to be a little finer than their Western equivalents; a Japanese M nib is about the same size as a European F. If you are an antiquarian account who writes with a tiny spidery hand, a Japanese XF might be just what you need.
These nibs stand up very well to being used with a firm writing pressure; and this is probably a good thing, because most modern writers have learned to write using a ballpoint, which requires a firm pressure.
The firmer or more rigid the nib, the more important it is that the tines not touch; if they do, and and especially if the edges of the slit are improperly finished, the nib is likely to suffer an extreme case of the “too dry” syndrome.
www.richardspens.com /ref_info/nib_primer.htm   (3000 words)

A nib is a piece of metal (steel, gold plated steel, solid gold (of various karats) are typically used) shaped to a point, with a tiny ball of superhard material affixed to the tip (usually iridium or ruthenium).
Nib files contain archived or "freeze-dried" objects and are used to store interface components on Mac OS X.
The name 'nib' is a reference to the Cocoa API used on OS X - a nib is the name of part of a cocoa pod, but also an acronym of NeXT Interface Builder.
everything2.com /index.pl?node=nib   (508 words)

 Functional Analysis of the Interaction between VPg-Proteinase (NIa) and RNA Polymerase (NIb) of Tobacco Etch Potyvirus, ...
Unlike NIa, the NIb polymerase appears not to be directed to replication complexes in the form of a membrane-binding polyprotein.
The tsNIa-N393D mutation conferred a ts-interaction phenotype with NIb and a ts-amplification phenotype in the context of
of the NIb polymerase, as the suppressor alleles in a genomic
jvi.asm.org /cgi/content/full/73/10/8732   (5680 words)

 NIB - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NIB Health Funds Limited, a not for profit registered health benefits organisation in Australia.
Nib, a part of a dip pen or of a fountain pen
Nib, a variable size in PBASIC that stores a size range of 0 to 15
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/NIB   (194 words)

 Pentrace Article #052501085 Fountain Pen Nibs: The Basics
A ball-point nib is like a standard round nib, but it is also ground and polished so that you can write with it while holding the pen with its nib on the underside instead of in the usual nib-uppermost orientation.
Stub Nibs: A stub nib is elongated sideways, to have a footprint that is somewhat elliptical.
Japanese nibs tend to be a little finer than their Western equivalents; a Japanese M nib is about the same size as a European F. If you’re an antiquarian account who writes with a tiny spidery hand, a Japanese XF might be just what you need.
www.pentrace.net /article052501085.html   (2803 words)

 Nibs III: Flex vs. Italic
Another difference between ordinary nibs and flex nibs, visible in the figure showing the two nibs together, is that the tine tips of a flex nib press gently against each other when the nib is at rest; most nonflex nibs have a very slight space between the tines.
The flex nib’s tines, pressing together, allow the writer to start a line and get good capillary action going to draw the ink onto the paper before they spread; this prevents the premature cutoff of the line that would occur if the tips spread too quickly to allow establishment of the ink flow.
Downward vertical strokes remain the same width throughout when written with with the italic nib, while with the flex nib they begin narrow, grow broader as pressure is applied during the stroke, and then tail off, growing thinner as pressure is released toward the end of the stroke.
www.richardspens.com /ref_info/nib_flex_italic.htm   (1376 words)

 All About Nibs
The nib is the heart of the fountain pen; it is the only part that touches paper and this is the most important part in determining writing performance.
The parts of the nib on either side are refered to as the tines of the nib (like the tines of a fork).
Some vintage pens with steel nibs may be corroded to varying degrees, but overall corrosion is not a terribly serious problem with good stainless steel nibs.
www.cs.utexas.edu /users/walter/pens/nibs.html   (1998 words)

 NIB Health plans to demutualise, list on ASX - Business - Business - smh.com.au
NIB Health Funds plans to become the first private health insurance fund to demutualise and list on the Australian stock exchange.
NIB chairman Keith Lynch said the demutualisation of the Newcastle-based fund, which is Australia's sixth largest health insurance provider, is in the best interests of stakeholders.
NIB said it also plans to establish a new not-for-profit charitable organisation, the NIB Foundation, to support charities in the Hunter region and other parts of the country.
www.smh.com.au /news/business/nib-health-plans-to-demutualise-list-on-asx/2007/03/21/1174153130844.html   (613 words)

 About Pens - Nib Grinding
Placing the nib against a light background, and with the tip of the nib illuminated by the table-lamp, use your magnifying glass (avoid staring into the lamp) to check that the base is completely flat, and not wavy.
Smoothing the nib is an extremely delicate and sensitive process, requiring a gentle touch and the use of crocus or emery paper.
This is done by dragging the I nib on its side and on each tine, beginning with the pen almost horizontal to the crocus paper and gradually pulling it upright, applying light pressure as it I rounds the corner.
www.marcuslink.com /pens/nibs.html   (4484 words)

 NIB expects competition upon ASX listing - Breaking News - Business - Breaking News
NIB said on Wednesday that it would demutualise and list on the Australian stock exchange, probably around October this year, becoming the first private health insurance fund to do so.
NIB chief executive Mark Fitzgibbon, who declined to comment on the company's potential market capitalisation, said NIB's move to list on the ASX was driven by the federal government's move to privatise health insurer Medibank Private.
NIB will release details and terms of the demutualisation and listing in an explanatory statement and notice of meeting in June.
www.theage.com.au /news/Business/NIB-expects-competition-upon-ASX-listing/2007/03/21/1174153131033.html   (626 words)

 Central Nonprofit Agencies: NIB and NISH
The Committee has designated National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and NISH (serving people with a range of disabilities) as the National nonprofit organizations that perform this and other functions that assist nonprofit agencies to participate in the JWOD Program.
NIB and NISH work closely with contracting activities and nonprofit agencies to match Government requirements with nonprofit agency capabilities.
Once a potential Procurement List addition is identified, NIB or NISH works closely with the contracting activity to obtain the data needed by the Committee to determine its suitability for the JWOD Program.
www.jwod.gov /jwod/about_us/nib_nish.html   (162 words)

 Cocoa Dev Central: How to Create, Load, and Use Multiple Nib Files
Nibs contain archived instances of all the objects you built in IB.
Once the Nib is loaded, every instance archived within it is unarchived into a running instance.
In your new Nib, you'll see an object instance called "File Owner." This instance is there to hold a set of references for the newly created objects unarchived from the Nib you just loaded.
cocoadevcentral.com /articles/000064.php   (881 words)

 nib geeebles home
This is the 21st annual Nib Geebles calendar.
You can read all the sordid details regarding the previous twenty Nib Geebles calendars on the history page.
I happened to notice that the letter was addressed to Nib Geebles.
www.nibgeebles.com /home.htm   (296 words)

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Nib is the most important part of a fountain pen.
Nibs are made by a 55 step process including making the alloy, stamping out, imprinting of the logo, making the vent hole, pressing, attaching the iridosmine, centering the slit, grinding the tip, polishing the tip, finishing the tip, and plating, etc.
The thinner, the ingot, the softer the nib.
www.nakaya.org /epen.html   (663 words)

 NIB - News
NIB issues fifth global USD 1 billion bond
NIB issues fourth global USD 1 billion bond
NIB raises its environmental project financing to a new level
www.nib.int /news/news.html   (449 words)

 PenHero.com - PenGallery - Sheaffer Snorkel Era Nib Codes 1952-1958
Grading pen nibs can be a challenge, especially with the tendency for modern nibs to be a shade wider than their vintage counterparts.
This number system indicated the physical size of the nib rather than the grade, with 0 size being a very small nib, as may be seen on a small ringtop pen and a 6 or 8 size might appear on a large pen similar in size to a Parker Duofold.
Evidently, Sheaffer's nib making machine or nib stamp had the 5 as part of the stamp and it was probably too much trouble to remove it.
www.penhero.com /PenGallery/Sheaffer/SheafferSnorkelNibCodes.htm   (1199 words)

 Red Sweater Blog - Pain in the Nib
You cannot regenerate a nib file using the output of nibtool.
Nibtool can extract properties into a plist format that can be edited and then reimported into the nib using the new –export (-e) and –import (-i) flags.
For all objects in the nib that are of the specified class, this option produces as output an plist file containing the current keyed values for whatever keys you specify in the PLISTFILE.
www.red-sweater.com /blog/137/pain-in-the-nib   (1565 words)

 NIB might demutualise - Business - Business - smh.com.au
NIB Health Fund, Australia's sixth largest private health insurer, could demutualise and eventually opt for a public float as it faces a transformed industry with the likely privatisation of Medibank Private.
A stockmarket listing is one option being considered by NIB even though the sale of the publicly owned Medibank has been put back by the Federal Government until after the next election.
Pressure on NIB to look at its future corporate structure is growing not just because of the impact a privatised Medibank Private might have on the industry but also how mutuals like NIB will handle large retained profits, said the fund's chief executive Mark Fitzgibbon yesterday.
www.smh.com.au /news/business/nib-might-demutualise/2006/11/23/1163871545465.html   (370 words)

 Grove Street Advisors® - Our Clients: NIB
NIB Capital Private Equity (NIB) is a Dutch investment firm that exclusively manages the private equity and venture capital allocations of Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP and Pensioenfonds PGGM, the two largest Dutch pension funds, with about €148 billion and €49 billion in retirement funds, respectively.
GSA was selected in September, 2002, to manage a program for NIB with a mandate of providing early access to the next generation of potential blue-chip US and Canadian venture capital funds.
In this core program NIB typically invests between €25 million and €75 million in early-stage VC funds and between €25 million and €150 million in buyout funds and between €20 million and €50 million in mezzanine funds.
www.grovestreetadvisors.com /clients/nib.asp   (305 words)

 Pelikan Nibs
The body of this large nib is somewhat flexible, however, because it is made of 18k gold, it is not springy.
When screwing in a nib, gently but firmly tighten into the section, and realize that it will require about the same amount of force to remove the nib as was required to tighten it.
The nib is fantastically flexible and it is one of the smoothest writing pens I have ever had.
www.nibs.com /PelikanNibsAvailableForCusto.htm   (1325 words)

 Rhyme Star
Removing the slip cap and posting it on the rear of the blind cap produces an interesting visual design statement, as the curve of the clip is carried through to the curved bottom of the cap, producing a very unusual center band, as seen in the very first photo on the page.
Seen from above, the nib displays the same engraved concentric ovals that are found in the design of the DUKE Columbus nib, which likewise has 'Duke' in flowing script as well as '14K' and the charming '580' (which should read '585' to indicate 14K gold).
This nib should be thought of more as a 'metal brush', designed to approximate the brushstrokes used in traditional Chinese calligraphy.
www.hisnibs.com /Rhyme_Star.htm   (978 words)

 PILOT pens
I don't have an exact measurement of the 'B' nibs, but the thicker downstroke line would be similar to a western light-medium or medium.
These nibs are marked "Pilot Super Quality Japan M", with each word engraved vertically down the nib (it's a little hard to make out in my photo).
Interestingly, the ink-overflow combs of the feed underneath the nib run parallel to the length of the nib, unlike the usual transverse arrangement.
www.hisnibs.com /pilot_pens.htm   (1066 words)

 UCSC Genome Browser: nib.c File Reference
Subranges of nib files may specified in the file name using the syntax: /path/file.nib:seqid:start-end or
Parse the nib name, getting the file name, seq name to use, and optionally the start and end positions.
Nib - nibble (4 bit) representation of nucleotide sequences.
www.soe.ucsc.edu /~sugnet/kentDoc/nib_8c.html   (556 words)

 Nib Click-Less Software - Performs Mouse Clicks for You!
Nib for PC & McNib for Mac work by intelligently monitoring your cursor moves on the screen.
In a new development Gesture technology removes the need to go to the toolbar for that purpose as the user now pauses over the file or icon to be, say, right clicked, then "Gesture" to the right and return for the software to perform the right click.
A cursor prompt lets you know where Nib is going on the web and gives you the time to decide if you want to go there!
www.ergonomictimes.com /nib_click.php   (832 words)

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He was thus the source of hundreds of my nibs, but this first of those I received from him, the Washington Pen, was manufactured over a hundred years ago, according to his record, by W.J., a small factory in BISHOP AUCKLAND, England.
Claes Lindblad told me that one of the unwritten rules of nib trading is that portrait nibs may only be traded for other portrait nibs.
Third is an interesting spread of "school children's" penholders and nibs with 18th and 19th century manuscripts.
www.zianet.com /jmcdgwin/nib.htm   (1445 words)

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