Meanwhile, grease has given rise to a whole industry, in which the Canadian firm Sanimax is a major player.
Still, that gives an indication of what a newly minted MBA joining the firm might reasonably have expected to shoot for.
That declaration pushed the firm into a category of elite contractors that get their work renewed without bidding.
According to two sources, the firm “commissioned burglaries to obtain material for journalists.”
And second, since September 2009, Goldman has underwritten more stock deals than any other firm on the Street.
"Doane gone to San Francisco on business of the firm," it said.
"I will return soon," said he, again in that quiet, firm voice.
I told him he was a fool; but the idea was firm stuck in his head, and more I could not get out of him.
There is no danger I believe: Mr Rowland will be firm on that head.
"For Lucy's sake we ought to be firm," continued Mrs. Merriman.
late 14c., from Old French ferm (12c.) "firm, strong, vigorous, steadfast; loyal, faithful," from Latin firmus "firm, strong, steadfast, enduring, stable," from PIE root *dher- "to hold, support" (cf. Sanskrit dharmah "custom, law," Greek thronos "seat," Lithuanian dirzmas "strong," Welsh dir "hard," Breton dir "steel"). The return in late 1500s to -i- from Middle English ferme was modeled on Latin. Related: Firmly; firmness.
"business house," 1744, from German Firma "a business, name of a business," originally "signature," from Italian firma "signature," from firmare "to sign," from Latin firmare "make firm, affirm," in Late Latin, "confirm (by signature)," from firmus "firm, stable" (see firm (adj.)).
c.1300, fermen "make firm, establish," from Old French fermer (12c.) or directly from Latin firmare, from firmus (see firm (adj.)). Related: Firmed; firming.