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

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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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Total removal may cause ultimate or accidental exposure of pulp, requiring direct pulp capping because remaining exposed and contaminated pulp may not heal.4 Total caries removal with the risk of pulp exposure may be the preferred method by a high proportion of dentists.2
The five recycled fiber lines provide pulp from deinked wastepaper, old newspapers, mixed waste, sorted office waste, and old corrugated containers.
The pulp and paper industry is the third-largest industrial polluter in both Canada and the U.S., releasing more than 220 million pounds of toxic pollution into the air, ground and water each year.
Not that adventure pulps were incapable of inspiring anybody.
We have shown that sex ratios of eelpout broods in the vicinity of a pulp mill were male biased in 1997, 1998, and 2000.
The bottom line for AntarChile: more pulp, more money and, with International Paper in its rearview mirror at last, more freedom to chart its own course.
This fibrillar filament structure can be mechanically abraded to form a high surface area pulp. Because of the fiber morphology, the pulp fibrils have a surface of aromatic rings and amide groups.
A fixture at conferences and discussions on pulp who often works 20-hour days, Wong in 1995 questioned the future of non-wood fibers in newsprint production.
However, he adds, because the test data show that this system can also destroy chlorinated organic chemicals, any contaminants that do form might be purged by simply recycling the contaminated wastewater -- minus the pulp -- through the electrolytic cell.
"This is another investment that strengthens our market position and competitiveness for market pulp. The expansion of pulp production is a key part of our Group strategy and a crucial feature of our efforts to develop our operation,"said Lars Idermark, CEO of Sodra.