Cherry Picking


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Cherry Picking

1. In bankruptcy, a decision by a court to uphold contracts with favorable terms toward the company declaring bankruptcy and to nullify contracts with unfavorable terms. Laws restrict the use of cherry picking.

2. An investment strategy in which one picks securities that have been performing well with the expectation that they will continue to perform well. This carries the risk of loss due to an unexpectedly changing trend.
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One would no sooner think of cherry picking than showing up for work in sweatpants and a dirty T-shirt.
Cherry picking only the most motivated or the most severe to be included in a program may significantly enhance the probability of positive outcomes, but this approach also has real limitations.
Also you do not mention or show any pictures of any private hire cab drivers cherry picking.
They concluded that this cherry picking behavior makes sense economically for most households.
CHERRY PICKING TIME: It's the season to load up on fresh cherries.
This decision allows the giant long distance companies to continue cherry picking the highest margin customer without providing any benefits to the average consumer.
Cherry picking fares could be one of the reasons why there is a downturn in the number of people coming in to town on the weekend.
Most people just want to grab a bite to eat and then usually go off cherry picking,'' said Cynthia Hull, Leona Valley Improvement Association president.
ActivityBase and the Genesis operate in concert to provide a streamlined laboratory workflow, for example, encompassing plate creation, screening, data capture and cherry picking in one step, freeing users to concentrate on scientific challenges and value-adding analyses.
People should always note down the number of the cab and contact the licensing office if they suspect a driver is cherry picking.