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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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If auras kept patients safe, the team reasoned that they would be more common in the accident-free group, but that's not what they found.
The doctors used these maps to track the misfiring pattern of each sequence of auras back to a single starting point, which became the target of surgery.
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The cause of migraines is unclear, as is the reason for the correlation between auras and cardiovascular problems.
This was supposedly my aura, the normally invisible atmosphere that surrounds a person and hints at his or her true personality.
Such momentary events might not be evident as miniature strokes but could still set off abnormal neurological activity that leads to aura and other symptoms associated with migraines, says neurologist Stephen Landy, who runs the Wesley Headache Clinic and teaches at the University.
In contrast, 14 of 26 adults who suffered severe depression as well as migraines with auras had attempted suicide--by far the highest rate of any group in the study.
We are delighted to partner with ARM on our connectivity solution, said Srinath Sridharan, CEO of Aura.
Melvin Gagerman, Chief Executive Officer of Aura Systems, said, "The Company looks forward to the opportunity to present at the upcoming Friedland Investment Events' Micro Cap Conference in New York.
Aura will supply a Dual Viper configuration consisting of two G8500XM VIPERs per boat providing all AC and DC power including alternator replacement.
With over 100 different applications, Aura has always been committed to supporting the vehicles our customers demand," said Neal Meehan, Aura Chairman and CEO.
With many of our customers, there is a great concern about pollution, particularly from diesel engines," said Neal Meehan, Aura Chairman and CEO.