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half

One half of one point. For stock quotes, a half represents one half of $1, or 50¢. For bond quotes, a half represents one half of 1% of par, or $5. For option quotes, a half represents $50.
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12 : not healthy <bad teeth> <He felt bad from a cold.
The inference is that, had the taxpayer specifically identified an allowance account (or portion thereof) as offsetting the bad debt in question--as in Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.
The bad news is Joe Wilson got his hands on some curare.
LaFrance noticed that if she suggested to a friend that she had bad hair --"your hair isn't looking as good as it usually does"--her friend's attitude changed dramatically.
Conventionally speaking, good girls are madonnas and bad girls are whores, sluts, lesbians, or any number of other aggressive radical types who transgress traditional codas of feminine behavior.
4 million for reasonable addi* tions to bad debt reserves during those years.
The classic example of bad faith termination occurs when the broker's authority is terminated in the midst of negotiations which are approaching success.
In 2006, the sector continued to face EBITDA margin pressure from lackluster volume growth and, more importantly, bad debt.
166 does not bar taxpayers from claiming bad debt deductions in these situations, they are generally subject to close scrutiny; see Caligiuri, 549 F2d 1155 (8th Cir.
What's significant are the appellate court's statements that an insurer's conduct during or after litigation also can be construed as bad faith.