Commerce


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Commerce

The practice of buying and selling goods and services, whether for use or investment. Commerce usually refers to buying and selling on a large scale; that is, the sale of one widget is a transaction, while the sale of all the widgets in a country is the commerce of widgets. See also: E-commerce.
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The defect of power in the existing Confederacy to regulate the commerce between its several members, is in the number of those which have been clearly pointed out by experience.
The regulation of commerce with the Indian tribes is very properly unfettered from two limitations in the articles of Confederation, which render the provision obscure and contradictory.
In the fourth article of the Confederation, it is declared "that the FREE INHABITANTS of each of these States, paupers, vagabonds, and fugitives from justice, excepted, shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of FREE CITIZENS in the several States; and THE PEOPLE of each State shall, in every other, enjoy all the privileges of trade and commerce," etc.
The power of establishing uniform laws of bankruptcy is so intimately connected with the regulation of commerce, and will prevent so many frauds where the parties or their property may lie or be removed into different States, that the expediency of it seems not likely to be drawn into question.
The House Commerce Committee, under the leadership of Thomas Bliley (R-Va.
At the same time, Stevens' dissent makes it clear that such a ruling requires that the commerce clause must be restricted in its scope, for a broad-enough reading of its meaning makes everything part of the federal government's enumerated powers, and the commerce clause ``trumps'' the 10th Amendment.
a software company enabling open payments services between businesses, and the PASS (Payments as a Secure Service[TM]) Consortium, working with Microsoft to support the Windows Vista launch, announced today PASS[TM] Commerce Center, a unique offering intended for small businesses using Windows Vista Business.
COM, the e-commerce multi-merchant marketplace with OneCart[TM] convenience, today announced that it has partnered with GSI Commerce Inc.
Commerce Center houses the bank's executive offices, operations and support services departments, and customer service call center.
The philosophy of Liberty and its affiliates is consistent with Provide's culture and our unrelenting focus on our customers," said Provide Commerce CEO Bill Strauss.
GSI Commerce provides a comprehensive e-commerce solution enabling retailers, branded manufacturers, entertainment companies and professional sports organizations to operate e-commerce businesses.
Under the terms of the agreement, New Commerce BanCorp shareholders will receive $18.