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Variable Coupon Renewable Note

A debt security that matures every week with the principal automatically reinvested at a new interest rate. This process continues until the holder of the note asks the principal not to be reinvested. The interest rate is generally linked to the rate on a Treasury bill. It is also called a VCR note.

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Yes, we can still buy new VHS VCRs today, but we don't know about next year.
The modern market for home cinema owes its legacy to VHS video, relying today on new forms of media such as hard disks and DVDs.
VHS videotape, English, 25 minutes, 1996 Catalog No.
The ``Throw Momma'' situation occurred 10 years ago when McDonald's embarked on a marketing campaign involving a VHS movie promotion that also included ``Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,'' a comedy about two con men played by Steve Martin and Michael Caine.
While good for consumers, that could hurt studios looking to get consumers to replace their old VHS libraries with new DVDs.
It certainly signifies the end of VHS or being close to the end,'' said independent industry analyst Dennis McAlpine of McAlpine and Associates.
In the war between VHS and Betamax, the two competing standards were released into the marketplace at the same time.
Fitch's rating action reflects VHS's ongoing operating losses and liquidity erosion, coupled with the failed passage of Measure G, which would have authorized the sale of VHS to Select HealthCare Solutions, a private health care development company.
While most of the focus in home entertainment has been on DVD in recent years, the report states that sales of VHS tapes and VCRs continue to grow.
VHS reported a breakeven operating margin in fiscal 2005 after negative operating performance in fiscal years 2003 and 2004 and is expecting breakeven operating performance for fiscal 2006.
For the first time ever, more DVDs than VHS tapes were rented by consumers during a single week, according to sales figures released Thursday by the Video Dealers Software Association.
The proposal would authorize VHS to issue general obligation bonds secured by property tax revenues.