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Variable Coupon Renewable Note

A debt security that matures every week with the principal automatically reinvested at a new interest rate. This process continues until the holder of the note asks the principal not to be reinvested. The interest rate is generally linked to the rate on a Treasury bill. It is also called a VCR note.

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Timesaving goods and services, such as telephone answering machines and eating meals away from home, were extremely popular, as were entertainment-related goods and services, such as videocassette recorders and cable television.
The gain for videocassette recorders was less at 1.
Videocassette recorders (VCRs), as used for security purposes, come in three basic types: conventional VCRS, time-lapse VCRS, and event recorders.
Videocassette recorders are now in 60 percent of American homes, contributing to eroding network ratings and revenues.
38 million units, overwhelming those of conventional videocassette recorders, which fell 38.
Some are likening the matter to the choice between the VHS or Beta formats that buyers of videocassette recorders had to make during the 1970s.
Among other devices, videocassette recorders and video cameras incurred respective sales declines of 24.
The pioneer of VHS-format videocassette recorders, JVC was once a strong player in consumer electronics, but due to mounting competition in the audiovisual devices market, its earnings have tapered off.
Also, retailers cannot ignore the fact that videocassette recorders are in about 92% of American households.
On Sunday, intruders stole videocassette recorders, video cameras, laptop computers and a pressure washer.
Remember when cheap videocassette recorders first appeared en masse about a decade or two ago?
The two digital systems reproduce much better sound and images than home videocassette recorders do, but the discs for one are useless on the other system.