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Subject:  Mips, Tops etc. for income Date:  4/3/1999  9:21 PM
Author:  darby30 Number:  9660 of 97361

Ikeep seeing securites dessignated MIPS, TOPS Etc. in the WSJ. Some interest rates look quite attractive with rwetuns in the 8-9% range

I know that these are something like peferred stocks.

But what are the differences? I have about 40% of my portfolio in fixd income and I am tryingto get decent returns with reasonable safety.

Where can I get more info on these?

Any other ideas?

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