commercial paper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n commercial paper an unsecured and unregistered short-term obligation issued by an institutional borrower to investors who have temporarily idle cash
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Commercial paper negotiable paper given in due course of business. It includes bills of exchange, promissory notes, bank checks, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

The industrial and commercial papers treated the question chiefly from this point of view.
"Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea" by Jules Verne
However, like many another handsome commercial scheme on paper or bubbling in the human brain, the plan did not work exactly.
"The Titan" by Theodore Dreiser
Thereafter he accepted commercial paper in payment for merchandise, and trade grew immensely.
"Tales of Aztlan" by George Hartmann
In spite of all the paper issues, commercial activity grew more and more spasmodic.
"Fiat Money Inflation in France" by Andrew Dickson White
Silk paper (Louisville Commercial), printed for General Grant.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
It would resemble a counterfeit paper currency, without intrinsic value and without commercial convenience.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana
Besides, let us not forget the poet, who, while he may be unaware of the commercial value of that paper, has no less an interest in it.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
For ordinary commercial paper the rates run from four to eight per cent.
"Up To Date Business" by Various
I find by the public papers, that your commercial convention failed in point of representation.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Except as a wild product, this nut has perhaps the least commercial importance of any species mentioned in this paper.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
The public does not appreciate good work, and you will never make a commercial success of your paper.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
We must liberate it by floating the commercial paper which we took in.
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
The quantity of commercial paper discounted is very large.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Such was the daily paper published in the commercial metropolis of the United States, one hundred and thirty-eight years ago!
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No 3, September 1863" by Various
The one universally employed is the discount of commercial paper.
"Banking" by William A. Scott
The special rate for commercial papers over 20 grammes in weight was abolished.
"The Development of Rates of Postage" by A. D. Smith
The terms, "liquid paper" and "commercial paper" by no means run on all fours!
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
Most of the conditions of the case are best answered by the "discount" of commercial paper as above described.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
Social letters, whether hand or typewritten should not be on ordinary commercial paper.
"Book of Etiquette" by Lillian Eichler
It was the American representative of an English house whose commercial paper our house frequently used.
"My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands" by George Francis Train
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In news:

Commercial Paper Market Expands, Finally.
A bond market expert explains how short-term commercial paper lubricates the gears of commerce, and what happens when it folds up.
Re "Defaults Sound Alarm About Money Funds" (Feb 11), which discussed the potential for risk in money market mutual funds that invest in riskier short-term investments like commercial paper .
Fear That Had Gripped $3.4 Trillion Market Abates, Ending the Reluctance of Funds to Buy Vital Commercial Paper.
ConVerd LLC and Finch Paper LLC announce the two companies are partnering to produce substrates for digital wide-format, screen, and commercial applications that require full-color quality with an environmental platform.
Recent events in the commercial paper market, beginning with Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.'s declaration of bankruptcy on September 15, 2008, have led some money market funds to "break the buck".
Recall that the first acute phase of the financial was in August-September 2007, when the asset backed commercial paper started contracting and money market investors shunned funds that had any taint of subprime.
But the first commercial product using the company's electronic paper display doesn't come until 2004 in an electronic reader from Sony.
Former Sappi paper mill lakefront property again listed on the commercial market.
MUSKEGON, MI – The former Sappi paper mill property on Muskegon Lake has recently gone back on the commercial real estate market with two lots being offered for a total listing price of $17.5 million.
It reminds me of that commercial where someone holds the door for a person, then that person helps another pick up their dropped papers, then that person helps the neighbor rake leaves , and so on.
Wilcox was one of the founders of E Ink, which commercialized electronic paper materials originally developed at MIT 's Media Lab and ended up licensing the technology to Amazon, for the Kindle, to Barnes & Noble's Nook, and so on.
Kadant Composites' self-appointed mission for the past eight years has been to find commercial uses for paper sludge, a soggy mix of short cellulose fibers, calcium carbonate, and clay that is the copious byproduct of paper recycling.
From premium, economical offset and a wide range of color grades, to the leader in coated cover, you will find it all with International Paper 's Commercial Printing paper grades.
Cooper case, the nation's only unsolved commercial hijacking, a Seattle paper reported Saturday.
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In science:

Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.
Tests of achromatic phase shifters performed on the SYNAPSE test bench: a progress report
LR has been used in a number of commercial projects dating from its first version in 1987, and has added features over the years. The version of LR described in this paper is 5.x, which has been released as open source6.
LR(1) Parser Generation System: LR(1) Error Recovery, Oracles, and Generic Tokens
This paper has briefly summarized one commercial approach to reviewing spreadsheets to gain some level of comfort with the analysis it performs.
EuSpRIG 2006 Commercial Spreadsheet Review
Since PRC and PRD faced strong competition from commercial journals that were much more expensive but did not have page charges, the editors argued that the net result of page charges was to drive papers to these journals, resulting in an overall increase in library costs.
Editorial: Physical Review C in its Fortieth Year
In this paper, we show that, with a commercial source of photon pairs entangled in polarization (QuTools ), a series of nonlocality tests alternative to CHSH can be made.
Various quantum nonlocality tests with a simple 2-photon entanglement source
Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.
Benchmark of Rigorous Methods for Electromagnetic Field Simulations
This paper may be reproduced, in its entirety, for non-commercial purposes.
Hardy inequalities for fractional integrals on general domains
This paper may be reproduced, in its entirety, for non-commercial purposes.
About existence, symmetry and symmetry breaking for extremal functions of some interpolation functional inequalities
This paper may be reproduced, in its entirety, for non-commercial purposes.
Stability for a GNS inequality and the Log-HLS inequality, with application to the critical mass Keller-Segel equation
The thin dashed line represents the interest rate for high grade commercial paper; it serves as a control variable in order to determine whether it is the spread or the interest rate which is the pivotal variable.
Identifying the bottom line after a stock market crash
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