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Monthly Income Preferred Securities

Preferred stock representing a portion of ownership in a limited partnership. The limited partnership is a subsidiary of another company and exists only for the purpose of issuing the MIPS. The proceeds from MIPS are lent to the partnership's parent company. These securities thus combine aspects of stocks and bonds; they mature on a monthly basis and usually have a par value of $25. Returns on MIPS come out of the partnership's pretax earnings.

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(56) Originally this regulation applied to computers over 2,000 MTOPS. The benchmark was raised over the years to 190,000 MTOPS and has now been replaced by a new metric, weighted teraflops (WT)(see "High Performance Computers (HPCs)," above).
at risk of one day having to import most of its technology, Clinton made a bold move: In September 1993, the White House announced a new licensing level for computer exports of 500 MTOPS.
Technology will begin to push against a new set of Mtops thresholds before long.
For instance, a Pentium III processor has an MTOPS rating of 1,300, so that the under the 1996 restrictions an exporter would, in theory, require government approval to export a two-processor workstation to China.
(47), (48) Doxazocin has similar profile as terazosin, (49) a 45% reduction in the risk of symptom progression (defined as four point increase in AUA-SI) was noted with doxazosin as compared to placebo in MTOPS study.
(23) The risk of symptom progression was reduced by 30% with finasteride as compared to placebo (p=0.016) in MTOPS study.
The Administration determined that widespread commercial availability makes computers with a performance of 6,500 MTOPS or less impossible to control.
Their individual licensing limit is raised to 20,000 MTOPS immediately, and the Administration may raise it to between 32,000 and 36,000 MTOPS in six months.
"The technology has far outpaced the regulations," Collins said, pointing out that a Pentium III had a 1,300 MTOPS rating, so a two processor workstation using those chips would, in theory, need government approval to be sold to tier three state.
BrasFELS recently sealed a contract with MTOPS (MODEC and Toyo Offshore Production Systems), for the fabrication and integration of topsides for FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba.