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Big uglies

Unpopular stocks.

Big Uglies

Informal; older, industrial companies involved in sectors considered "dirty" by some investors. Examples include companies in the coal mining or steel industries. Big uglies often are considered solid investments because they provide steady returns. However, the term implies that many investors ignore them because of ethical concerns or simply because they are not as trendy as newer companies.
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Just go and look at the areas that use wheelie bins and you will see these great big ugly things in front gardens where people have spent a fortune on bedding plants and landscaping.
He said: "Buster had to shave all his hair off and put on a few pounds as Bane is this big ugly thing.
He had done the same with Sonny Liston, taunting him by calling him a "big ugly bear".
Seaman, from the Business Transformation Agency, called the current process "The Big Ugly." Since 1987, the Pentagon has conducted 307 studies on the need to transform acquisition.
So Big Ugly violently snatched the bag of monkey chow and pushed the lady over a cliff.
THE BIG UGLY MONSTER AND THE LITTLE STONE RABBIT St David's Hall, Cardiff Tel: 029 2087 8444 The half term treats continue with an adaptation of Chris Wormell's book.
This gets less press because they have big ugly teeth and make great shoes.
-- When New York state's budget for 2009 was passed at the end of March (see "The Big Ugly," Wines & Vines, April 2009), the New York Wine and Grape Foundation was allotted $951,000 in matching funds that would allow it to continue its core programs in research and promotion.
That is all before the new Hilton hotel has opened on what used to be Chavasse Park and people have moved into the big ugly mass of glass called One Park West.
We have spent millions of pounds on Millenium Point, and ended up with a big ugly building that is fast becoming a financial liability.
Yasin Majeed, al-Maliki's media adviser, told the Reuters news agency that "al-Zaidi said in his letter that his big ugly act cannot be excused".