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Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock descriptor specifying that issue is exempt from Nasdaq listing requirements for a temporary period.


1. A symbol appearing next to a stock listed on NASDAQ indicating that the stock is temporarily exempt from listing requirement. All NASDAQ listings use a four-letter abbreviation; if a "C" follows the abbreviation, it indicates that the security being traded is currently exempt.

2. In money market mutual funds, a symbol indicating that the fund is exempt from federal income taxes.

3. In dividends, a symbol, which appears mainly in newspapers, that the dividend is liquidating.


1. Used in the dividend column of stock transaction tables of newspapers to indicate that the listed dividend is a liquidating dividend: City Inv 7.50c.
2. Used in money market mutual fund transaction tables in newspapers to indicate funds that are chiefly or wholly exempt from federal income taxes: Fld Tax Exmpt c.
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In Conference on Object-Oriented Programming Systems, Languages and Applications, pages 179-197, 1996.
Object-oriented programming is the first really practical way to provide a transition between old-style computing and the new way of computing.
Students will benefit from code reuse and encapsulation capabilities that object-oriented programming offers; but more importantly, they can build on their knowledge of other object-oriented languages that they are already learning at school.
The benefits of C++ and object-oriented programming are rapidly being recognized outside of advanced technology groups and research laboratories," said Torsten Ek, product marketing manager, C++ Technologies, CenterLine Software.
A prolific author on Web and object-oriented programming offers a guide to Visual Basic that is not the typical primer on the language.
According to Cray Research, object-oriented programming is an evolving programming method in the high-performance computing arena.

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