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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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This is in addition to diverting the right turn leading from A-Ring Road to B-Ring Road (towards Al-Doha Al-Jadeeda Intersection) and vice-versa, as shown on the attached map.
Feasibility studies for the project have been completed, following which the company finalized the location on A-Ring Road, three minutes from Musherireb, and implemented the initial design phase.
This molecule, denoted PbTx-1, is very similar to the PbTx-2 structure in that both possess lactone functionality in the A-ring and a series of relatively rigid rings that form a ladder structure, and both terminate in an identical, very reactive [alpha],[beta]-unsaturated aldehyde side chain.
The band labeled "E' on the cover is found where field lines link the planet with the E-ring and Saturn's moon Enceladus, while the dart points to a band linked with the inner part of the A-ring. In addition, Voyager data show these bands to be warmer, perhaps because of the absence of haze, and depleted in ionospheric electrons, possibly associated with the incoming charged ice particles.
Tribune News Network Doha As part of its efforts to enhance traffic flow and ease congestion in the centre of Doha, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has started implementing the A-Ring Road Development project.
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) on Tuesday announced the start of A-Ring Road Development Project as part of efforts to enhance traffic flow and ease congestion in central Doha.
Multiple lines of evidence indicate that a substituted phenyl ring, denoted the A-ring in Figure 1, is an essential structural feature in that it acts as an anchor to the molecular recognition site of AR and ER receptors (Anstead et al.
Shortly aftter it's squeezed from the fruit, the juice undergoes a chemical reaction that converts limonoate A-ring lactone into limonin, a bitter compound.
As for the projects which are in the 'designing' stage, the official said that it includes development of infrastructure and expansion of the A-Ring Road and B-Ring Road and development of Umm Al Dome, Muaither and Al-Shafi streets.
"The project offers an alternative with good rental fees for merchants of medium businesses, and it enjoys a distinctive location on A-Ring Road -- Rawdat Al Khail, three minutes away from Msheireb, in Doha downtown.