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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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Visitors to Stoke-on-Trent's Potteries Museum will also be able to see 180 pieces from the hoard displayed in a recreated seventh century mead hall, as part of an exhibition to set the fragments in the context of the life and times of the Anglo-Saxon Midlands.
The original hoard, which contained 3,900 items, was bought for PS3.3 million with the help of public donations and has since been seen by tens of thousands of people.
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.
As with all finds of gold or silver of this date, the hoard was declared Treasure and has since been with the British Museum for formal identification and valuation.
It is hoped the hoard will be back in Warwickshire within the next few months so that it can be displayed at Warwick's Market Hall Museum in time for summer.
Bracelets of this type have been found in other hoards in this region, as well as in hoards in Norway.
National Museums Scotland have announced details of a national tour of the hoard, found in the Stewartry in 2014, with it due to go on display in Kirkcudbright Galleries from December 2020.
Apolinario Buerano, NFA assistant regional director, said there was no reason for traders to hoard rice because prices were already high.
Joint teams of the National Food Authority and Bureau of Customs have in fact been conducting periodic raids on warehouses where smuggled or hoarded rice stocks are believed to be stored.
This exploratory study aimed to establish the extent to which occupational therapists encounter individuals who hoard in practice.
The 10th-century hoard includes silver bracelets and brooches, a gold ring, an enamelled Christian cross and a birdshaped gold pin.