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Commercial Paper

An unsecured, short-term debt security issued by a corporation. Commercial paper is usually issued at a discount from par, and is a popular investment with mutual funds. It usually is issued in large denominations (over $250,000) and has a maturity of less than 270 days, with most maturing within one or two months of issue. It is a highly liquid investment and forms part of the money market. It is often simply called paper.


A short-term unsecured note. This is generally used interchangeably with the term commercial paper.


Short-term, unsecured debt securities that a corporation issues are often referred to as paper -- for short-term commercial paper. The term is sometimes used to refer to any corporate bonds, whether secured or unsecured, short or long term.


Slang for promissory notes.If a seller is willing to provide some or all of the financing for a property, the seller would say,“I'm willing to hold some paper.” Lenders who specialize in loans to borrowers with less-than-ideal credit histories are said to specialize in B paper.

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Bonnie Bartell has made a series of odd and beautiful paper sculptures, now on display at the Karin Clarke Gallery downtown.
Visitors to the exhibition will be able to see 30 examples of stunning paper sculpture, including caricatures of familiar faces such as Prince Charles, Margaret Thatcher and The Queen.
I also told them white-on-white paper sculpture must look very neat, so they need to wash their hands every time before they start working on their projects.
2) Robert Sabuda's "Winter in White" features paper sculptures rendered in white.
There will be workshops next Saturday and Sunday, including paper sculpture, mat making, silk and glass painting, folk art, photography and art therapy.
Teletrofono, 2004 (the title of which refers to a failed attempt to patent the telephone by Garibaldi's housemate and compatriot Antonio Meucci), is the pencil drawing James used to plan the baroque system of folds made around a single, uninterrupted cut that would eventually become Sweat Equity (whose title leads us back to the article about the housing market), 2004, a paper sculpture of the Garibaldi memorial.
An exciting, easy way to use paper sculpture medium for advanced, as well as beginning students.
to start students out with a paper sculpture for their first project.
Prize art Richard Sweeney's intricate paper sculpture Dodecahedron
In my "Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics" class, I prefer to start students out with a paper sculpture for their first project, since most of them have had experience with manipulating paper, whether it's paper-mache or something more complex such as origami.
Visit with paper sculpture artist Philip Cox, and view his work.
She experiments enthusiastically and continually, going through sieges of working with etching, monotypes, lithographs, finger painting, paper sculpture, and plastics.