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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He said: "We are clamping down on cherry picking and over-charging because it really undermines the good and decent drivers in the city.
Cherry picking can be described as taking the best and leaving the rest according to Fox and Hoch (2003:1).
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.
Terms such as cherry picking (selecting or funding only the successfully developed technologies), greenfields operation (launching a start-up operation) and openface Dutch sandwich (a term used to show the relationship between a Netherlands Antilles company that owns a Dutch company that owns a company in another country) appear alongside references to famous international tax cases such as the Gaston Schul case, in which a yacht imported from France into the Netherlands was subject to double imposition of the value-added tax.
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Some orchards will open Saturday for 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.