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Hoarding

A British term for a billboard.

hoarding

the nonproductive retention of resources, products or money. Rather than release particular workers when demand for its products falls, a firm may retain them so as to be in a position to expand production again quickly when demand picks up. Hoarding of money may be practised by people who are reluctant to use the banking system, etc. as a repository for their savings.

hoarding

the nonproductive retention of MONEY or PRODUCTS. A certain amount of money is held in currency form to finance day-to-day transactions but this is turned-over on a regular basis. Hoarding involves a deliberate abstention from current spending and investing, and may occur because of an increase in LIQUIDITY PREFERENCE. Hoarding often occurs in less developed countries where people are unfamiliar with, or suspicious about, using the banking system as a savings repository.
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Coun Paul Shotton, Stoke-on-Trent City Council deputy leader, said: "This is fantastic news and will allow the Hoard to be kept together, which was our main aim when we launched the fundraising campaign.
When the hoard, which includes military material such as spears and knives, was originally discovered buried within the centre of Corbridge Roman Town, experts were amazed by its condition.
An early 18th century gold finger ring was found in Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan, and another Late Bronze Age hoard was found in Pentyrch, Cardiff.
Bakers can post a picture of their cake creations on the museum's Facebook page - Staffordshire Hoard - or on Twitter using #hoardbakeoff.
The hoard was declared to be treasure by the coroner for Powys and Powysland Museum was successful in purchasing the hoard thanks to grants from the V&A Purchase Grant, The Headley Trust and the Art Fund.
Incredibly, when the hoard was first discovered, it was like finding a time capsule from the past - a stunningly preserved piece of history, found in an iron-bound, leather-covered wooden chest buried in the ground, which revealed a great deal about our Roman ancestors.
The Birmingham Museum devotes 11 cases to the Hoard.
Now, thanks to efforts of Birmingham City Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council the Staffordshire Hoard is on tour of Staffordshire for the public to enjoy and even speculate upon.
3m in November after being declared to be treasure by the South Staffordshire coroner, sparking a fundraising campaign to keep the hoard in the Midlands.
PHOTO (1 -- color) Minnesota's Leroy Hoard is upended by Tampa Bay's Brian Kelly after a 15-yard reception Monday night.
THE Staffordshire Staffordshire Hoard is at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square B3 3D H, visit birminghammuseums.
If a person starts to hoard animals there is a host of money problems that will occur when a person hoards the creatures they are attached to.