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Fifth letter of a NASDAQ stock symbol specifying that the issue is the company's fourth class of preferred shares.
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1. A symbol (M) indicating that a bond has matured. It is used most often on transaction tables in a newspaper.

2. A symbol (M) indicating that the dividend on a stock has been reduced by a certain amount. It is used most often on transaction tables in a newspaper.

3. A symbol (m) indicating that the closing price of a security is lower than the closing price of the previous trading day.

4. A symbol (m) indicating the percentage by which the net asset value per share of a closed-end investment company exceeds its share price.

5. A symbol for 1,000.
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1. Used in bond transaction tables in newspapers to indicate a bond that has matured and is no longer drawing interest: Cuba 4 1/2 77m.
2. Used in the dividend column of stock transaction tables of newspapers to indicate an annual dividend rate that is reduced on the last declaration date: .20m.
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"Mumps can lead to serious and deadly complications, especially in those with cancer, weakened immune systems, the young, as well as in elderly patients," he said.
We're closely and parents children check two doses Jamie Lopez-There have been 8,773 suspected cases of mumps across England and Wales since the start of this year, according to figures compiled by Public Health England (PHE).
Most cases of mumps are mild - around a third of people infected with the virus develop no symptoms but when complications occur they can be serious.
"Although they're great fun, festivals can be hotspots for measles or mumps - anyone who has not had two doses of the MMR vaccine is at risk.
Asher blamed the influx of migrants -- most of whom are families and children -- at the southwest border as a "significant" factor in the mumps outbreak.
Given this, and recent outbreaks of mumps in Central America, "the preponderance of evidence points to the major influx at our Southwest border being, at minimum, a significant contributing factor of these occurrences," she said.
"While it's much less common for people to contract mumps now because of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination that was introduced in 1988, there are still occasional outbreaks in those who have not been immunised," says Bupa Health Clinics' expert, Dr Arun Thiyagarajan.
Mumps is an infection caused by a virus and spread human-to-human via direct contact or by airborne droplets.
According to the (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mumps/symptoms-causes/syc-20375361) Mayo Clinic , the mumps is classified as a viral infection affecting salivary glands that causes swelling.
Anyone working in Leinster House who has mumps are being warned to stay away from work for at least five days.
By December 15, a total of 23 mumps cases with onset dates August 5-November 1, 2017, had been identified; 52% of patients were male, and the median age was 14 years (range = 1-26 years).