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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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Doctors should try to reduce cardiovascular risk factors and strongly advise young women who experience migraine with aura not to smoke.
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The internal struggle is with the adversary angel, whose exchange glance confers the aura, which is the impression of the ephemeral in history, and yet also the other side of the medallion, the spark or pneuma plundered by the eternal.
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So, when I was asked to step right up and have a picture of my aura taken by what looked like a glorified DMV camera at this weekend's UFO Expo West convention, I could barely stifle a laugh.
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