paper loss


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n paper loss an unrealized loss on an investment calculated by subtracting the current market price from the investor's cost
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In literature:

Advertisements were put in the papers; handsome rewards were offered; the police were notified of the loss.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873" by Various
Only on paper did I suffer the slightest loss; in actuality my position became three times as strong as before.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
The papers are full of accounts of the gallant fighting of the Canadians, but the losses have been very heavy.
"'My Beloved Poilus'" by Anonymous
Or was the loss of the papers so desperate that even a daughter must run risks?
"The Girl and The Bill" by Bannister Merwin
The loss is all on paper.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
The loss of those papers will necessitate a complete change of all my plans.
"The Leader of the Lower School" by Angela Brazil
By the late Northern papers, we find they confess to a loss of 4000 men in the several attacks upon the town!
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
He was racked by an hourly dread lest his friend should discover the loss of the missing paper.
"Renshaw Fanning's Quest" by Bertram Mitford
With the loss of the papers, he saw before him not alone the defeat of every hope he nurtured, but discovery, shame, and ruin!
"Roland Cashel Volume II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Besides his own losses, he would be heavily in debt to the men who had "backed" his paper and who would have to pay for him.
"Geoffrey Hampstead" by Thomas Stinson Jarvis
Despite the fact that these advances are unsecured by mortgage, the banks suffer very little loss on farm paper.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
The weekly loss on the paper weighed upon his conscience.
"The Grandchildren of the Ghetto" by Israel Zangwill
I advertised for my mother in some of the Liverpool papers; but the only result was the loss of the greater part of my cash.
"Lost Lenore" by Charles Beach
The enemy was utterly at a loss, and could not possibly know that those papers had vanished.
"The Weight of the Crown" by Fred M. White
Presently, utterly at a loss to understand, she took up the brown-paper wrapping, and looked again at the address.
"The Great Court Scandal" by William Le Queux
To my host's question I described in a few words what had occurred, and bewailed the loss of my papers and my money.
"The Price of Power" by William Le Queux
The loss of that crumpled paper from his pocket was, he recognised of no import.
"The Great God Gold" by William Le Queux
If blank paper be your passion, you can be at no loss; the town will supply quires and reams.
"Memoirs of Emma Courtney" by Mary Hays
All Mr. Dorriman's conception of business lay in this orderly manner of keeping papers; his losses and his gains were to him all vagueness.
"Mrs. Dorriman, Volume 1 of 3" by Julie Bosville Chetwynd
The losses published in the White Paper include marine risk and all losses by enemy action.
"Current History, Vol. VIII, No. 3, June 1918" by Various

In poetry:

"Our loss was light," the paper said,
"Compared with damage to the Hun":
She was a widow, and she read
One name upon the list of dead
--Her son ---her only son.
"Light Loss" by John Le Gay Brereton

In news:

Suffering more than $300 million in paper losses since Facebook's IPO last week.
As stated in the chamber's white paper, Taiwan's continued loss of high-end talent to China worries Japan.
Averell Harriman have filed papers asking a court to force Mr Harriman 's widow, Pamela, to step down as trustee of his estate and repay any losses to four Virginia trusts worth $18.6 million.
1 of potential loss of confidence in measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine has been raised by a recent paper.
P Morgan announced that its chief investment office has experienced a paper loss of $2 billion on its synthetic credit holdings (meaning securities whose values are derived from various credit products like corporate debt).
1 of potential loss of confidence in measles, mumps , and rubella (MMR) vaccine has been raised by a recent paper.
Bloomberg on Papering Over Banks' Losses.
On TNT, Charles Barkley compared them with the Washington Generals, and a local newspaper had photos of fans wearing paper bags over their heads at Monday's 26-point loss to San Antonio.
Paper mills across the US aim to reinvent themselves to alleviate closures, job losses.
Catalyst Paper narrows second-quarter loss to $11.7 million, but revenue sinks.
The pulp and paper producer says it narrowed its second-quarter loss to $11.7 million, or three cents per share. Dallas Cowboys Tackle Paper Clutter and Productivity Loss with Swingline™ Stack-and-Shred.
The Canada Post Group of Companies reported Monday its sixth consecutive quarter of losses as mail volumes continue to decline amid a consumer shift away from paper-based communication.
Catalyst Paper recorded a net loss of $368.4 million ($0.96 per common share) on sales of $299.4 million for the second quarter of 2010.
In addition, Mr Krause addressed at length reports that US securities regulators are investigating allegations that the bank hid billions of dollars of paper losses during the financial crisis.

In science:

This enables us to simplify the proofs of the results on asymptotic behavior of the loss probability of the abovementioned paper of Choi and Kim as well as to obtain some new results.
Asymptotic analysis of the GI/M/1/n loss system as n increases to infinity
The approach of this paper is based on Tauberian theorems with remainder permitting us to simplify the proof of the results of the mentioned paper of Choi et al as well as to obtain some new results on asymptotic behavior of the loss probability.
Asymptotic analysis of the GI/M/1/n loss system as n increases to infinity
For the remainder of the paper, we assume without loss of generality that (a, b) = (−∆, ∆).
Optimal testing of equivalence hypotheses
Throughout this paper we take A = A′ = 1 without loss of generality.
Resonant Cooling of Nuclear Spins in Quantum Dots
The purpose of the present paper is to explore the details of this loss of predictivity, quantified as a loop correction to the observable perturbation ζ .
One-loop corrections to the curvature perturbation from inflation
The latter paper provides also rates of convergence in L2 loss for an estimator of the Wigner function.
Nonparametric goodness-of fit testing in quantum homodyne tomography with noisy data
Two stability criteria have been explored in this paper - the Drucker stability postulate and the loss of hyperbolicity criterion (using the determinant of the acoustic tensor) [35, 36].
Validation of the material point method and plasticity with Taylor impact tests
The concept of complete classes having been formalized by Wald (1950), the paper also shows that, for convex loss functions, the class of nonrandomized estimators is essentially complete.
Erich Leo Lehmann---A glimpse into his life and work
This means that we can assume without loss of generality that E(Xij ) = 0 in the rest of the paper.
Two sample tests for high-dimensional covariance matrices
In this paper we take ψ = 0 without loss of generality.
Model-independent test of gravity with a network of ground-based gravitational-wave detectors
For the quadratic loss function Lq (Σp ), there are many works since the seminal paper Nagao (1973).
Asymptotic power of likelihood ratio tests for high dimensional data
Two important figures of merit for a quantum information processor are the number of stored qubits, which so far in this paper has been the number of trapped ions N , and the number Q of elementary operations which can be carried out before dissipation or decoherence causes a significant loss of quantum information.
The Ion Trap Quantum Information Processor
This statement is not meant to hide my de(cid:12)ciency in understanding and appreciating certain papers and my loss of concentration at a number of talks.
Summary of the Nijmegen Workshop on Multiparticle Production
In Sec. 2 of the present paper the general approach to the consideration of the soft part of the energy losses spectrum due to of many photons emission from a single electron is formulated without limitation of the target thickness.
Multi-photon effects in energy losses spectra
The formula (2.5) was derived by Landau as solution of the kinetic equation under assumption that energy losses are much smaller than particle’s energy (the paper was devoted to the ionization losses).
Multi-photon effects in energy losses spectra