trade good

Definitions

  • Settlers trading with the Indians—bartering casting counters and other trade goods for furs. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
    Settlers trading with the Indians—bartering casting counters and other trade goods for furs. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trade good articles of commerce
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Quotations

  • Napoleon Hill
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    “The jack-of-all-trades seldom is good at any. Concentrate all of your efforts on one definite chief aim.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    “He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.”

Usage

In literature:

She occupied herself as well as she could with her sales and purchases, making a very good trade.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII. No. 31. October, 1873." by Various
But once the good sword was in my hand I forgot all but the warrior's trade.
"King Alfred's Viking" by Charles W. Whistler
If manufactured goods, the name of the manufacturer, or his trade mark or brand should be given.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
In Leopold's Congo "trade" goods is a term of contempt.
"The Congo and Coasts of Africa" by Richard Harding Davis
So that, in short, the circulation of the goods is a business not equal, indeed, but bearing a very great proportion to the trade itself.
"The Complete English Tradesman (1839 ed.)" by Daniel Defoe
A policy of good will and friendly trade relations will prevent reprisals.
"Messages and Papers of William McKinley V.2." by William McKinley
C. returned the next day from V.'s boma, bringing more potio and some trade goods.
"African Camp Fires" by Stewart Edward White
There is no difficulty in finding good authorities who disagree as to the effect on America of the English trade restrictions.
"The Teaching of History" by Ernest C. Hartwell
That was good for trade.
"The Devil's Garden" by W. B. Maxwell
She had thought it not a good place in which to ply her trade!
"And Thus He Came" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
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In poetry:

The fierce mountaineers of King Nick
Got into the ring good and quick,
They are never afraid,
For to fight is their trade,
While their wives have the living to pick.
"The Allied Forces" by Abner Cosens
"If to-day our wealth be doubled,
If to-day our trade be good,
Why should we be plagued and troubled
With vague dreams of nationhood?
For our selfish purpose we
Gaily rob prosperity."
"In Time" by C J Dennis
But fortune for Merdle by Cupid was cast,
And bade him look higher than wax and the last,
That Merdle his father, with good honest trade,
Had used with the stitches his waxed end had made.
"Nothing To Eat" by Horatio Alger Jr
Gold is for the mistress — silver for the maid —
Copper for the craftsman cunning at his trade.
"Good!" said the Baron, sitting in his hall,
"But Iron — Cold Iron — is master of them all."
"Cold Iron" by Rudyard Kipling
You had to pass a strict examination on the wool trade,
But you have been victorious, and not the least afraid,
And has been made judge of wools by Sir Henry Truman Good,
And was thanked by Sir Henry where he stood.
"A Tribute to Mr J. Graham Henderson, The World's Fair Judge" by William Topaz McGonagall
I was purty good for tradin', mebbe tak' it from ma fader,
For de ole man’s alway tryin' show me somet'ing dat was new--
But de trade I mak' dat evenin' wit' poor Rosalie, I rader
Not say not'ing moche about it, dough it’s bes' I never do.
"Pioneers" by William Henry Drummond

In news:

Was The Samuel Trade Good For Mets.
Trading for Wandy Rodriguez good place for Rockies to begin revival.
The big consumer lesson on two recent Federal Trade Commission settlements: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Four European parliament committees have voted against a major international treaty that aims to protect against online piracy and the trade of counterfeit goods.
Statement from Acting US Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank on International Trade in Goods and Services in July 2012.
Statement by Acting US Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank on International Trade in Goods and Services in June 2012.
The United States on Thursday asked the World Trade Organization to set up a dispute settlement panel to examine Argentina 's import restrictions on all US goods.
The US trade deficit likely grew in October because a slowing global economy is cut demand for American-made goods.
Published Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012, at 7:01 a.m. WASHINGTON — The US trade deficit likely grew in October because a slowing global economy is cut demand for American-made goods.
Fortunately, a good idea exists for fixing the trade imbalance, although it’s nearly been forgotten.
It seeks to curb trade of counterfeit physical goods, including copyrighted material online.
WASHINGTON—The US trade deficit likely grew in October because a slowing global economy is cut demand for American-made goods.
The US trade deficit in October was $42.2 billion -- that is, the "stuff" Americans bought from other nations was worth $42.2 billion more than the good and services we sold to all other nations.
Only time will tell if Dallas made a good trade and got contributors for next season.
When handling leads, it helps to distinguish between the good ones and the bad -- those who request a product demonstration compared to those who stop by your trade-show booth just to snag an attractive freebie.
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In science:

As far as the abstract domains are concerned, there is now a good choice of implementations offering a flexible precision/efficiency trade-off.
A Prolog-based Environment for Reasoning about Programming Languages (Extended abstract)
For these and several other reasons, it is desirable to achieve good trade-offs for list decoding via linear codes.
On the List-Decodability of Random Linear Codes
Even if one knows that volatility is, to a good approximation, proportional to the number of trades within a given time period (see Section 3), we aim at checking to what extent this is true.
The nature of price returns during periods of high market activity
Realized variance versus number of trades It is widely known that, in a good approximation, the variance over some period of time is proportional to the number of trades during that time period (see e.g. ).
The nature of price returns during periods of high market activity
To say that the realized variance is proportional to the number of trades is clearly a very good approximation as long as the trading activity is not too high as shown both on a daily scale in Fig. 2 and on a 5mn-scale in Fig. 3.
The nature of price returns during periods of high market activity
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