Bad Paper


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Bad Paper

In business, a slang term for a bounced check (especially a paycheck), payment in a valueless currency, or some other unacceptable means of payment.
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And how much of this bad paper was then sold as rock-solid investments?
He also took issue with Blethen's "crummy" newspaper view, claiming "if the crummy paper is owned locally or owned nationally, it does not serve the public, it is a bad paper.
But many are still weary when, or if, that bad paper will hit the market.
These two filters protect your magic box from clogging up with bad paper and from not printing your $100 bills.
Two days before beginning his sentence, he gave his girlfriend nearly $8,000 in bad paper.
1 Poor presentation and spelling mistakes 2 Use of jargon 3 Career gaps of more than a few months 4 CV runs to two-plus pages Bad paper quality 6 Unspecific hobbies (reading, socialising)for career progression.
Poor presentation and spelling mistakes Use of jargon Career gaps of more than a few months CV runs to 2+ pages Bad Paper quality Unspecific hobbies (eg reading, socialising)
Newsprint is the poster child for bad paper," says Charles Tumosa, a research chemist at the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education in Suitland, Md.
I have tried to recognize the person first and then talk about what's happening on the machine--why we did not make paper or why we made bad paper.
U allows you to register three different fingers, which lets the device be used even if you get a bad paper cut on the primary finger that you use for identification.
While residual citations to a (rare) bad paper written by a Nobel laureate would indeed be negative, even their bad papers probably have a greater total impact than the avenge economist's (even rarer) good papers, which would be characterized by positive residuals.
No one knows who has the bad paper," stated Markowitz.