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Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol specifying Class A shares.

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1. A symbol appearing next to a stock listed on NASDAQ indicating that the stock is a class A share. All NASDAQ listings use a four-letter abbreviation; if an "A" follows the abbreviation, this indicates that the security being traded is class A. Publicly-traded companies sometimes issue common shares of different classes, which usually affects the shares' voting rights. Class A shares usually, but not always, carry more voting rights than class B shares.

2. Indicating a class of mutual fund with a front-end load. In this case, a certain amount of one's investment is deducted for the mutual fund's salesperson's commission. This lowers the size of the investment in the mutual fund. For example, if one invests $50,000 in a mutual fund, a certain amount, say $1,000, is deducted for the commission, resulting in an investment of only $49,000 in the fund.

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An upper-medium grade assigned to a debt obligation by a rating agency to indicate a strong capacity to pay interest and repay principal. This capacity is susceptible to impairment in the event of adverse developments.

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1. Used in the dividend column of stock transaction tables in newspapers to indicate a cash payment in addition to regular dividends during the year: 2.75a.
2. Used in money market mutual fund transaction tables in newspapers to indicate a yield that may include capital gains and losses as well as current interest: AmCap Reserv a.
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The realisation of the ampere is currently derived indirectly from resistance or voltage, which can be realised separately using the quantum Hall effect and the Josephson Effect.
Curtis, An absolute determination of the ampere, BS J.
Therese Jorgensen, program director in NSF's division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences which sponsors AMPERE.
Pellegrino said, "While we have clearly demonstrated SuperPower's ability to fabricate 2G wire in short lengths with critical currents now approaching 400 amperes, our focus remains fixed on the achievement of commercial manufacturing capability, which absolutely requires the ability to fabricate 2G wire in continuous long lengths of 100 meters or more.
Bassil said that many citizens can't afford to subscribe to a 15 amperes meter which usually cost LL612,000.
Jin and his colleagues measured critical currents as high as 100,000 amperes per square centimeter.
The coils are chilled with liquid helium so that they can carry currents as large as 6,500 amperes without any energy loss.
The electrons, in pulses lasting up to two-millionths of a second and rated at thousands of amperes and millions of volts, race down a tube 3 feet wide and 184 feet long.
Preliminary measurements show that typical fibers can withstand a pulsed current of at least 60,000 amperes per square centimeter at 68 kelvins before the fibers lose their superconducting properties.
In addition, the films can carry a current of up to 110,000 amperes per square centimeter at 77 K, the temperature of liquid nitrogen.
Tenders are invited for Smps Power Supply Module Having, Plus 12 V,Minus 12 V Dc 18 Amperes Plus 5 V, Minus 5V Dc 10 Amperes, 450 Watts Capacity, Along With Power Supply Cords.
The strings form loops carrying masses of 10(22) grams percentimeter of length and electrical supercurrents of 10(20) amperes.