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n.
1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) something of little value; a paltry amount.
2. two cents worth, an opinion, usu. unsolicited and unwelcome.
[1840–50]
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Some industry analysts think another 2 cents to 3 cents increase is possible when February contracts are settled.
PVC prices rose 2 cents in January and appeared to be up another 2 cents in mid-February.
4 percent after the maker of wireless telecommunications products reported sharply lower earnings of $113,000, or 2 cents a share, for its first quarter ended June 30, compared with $628,000, or 10 cents a share in the year-ago quarter, as sales dropped 31.
posted a loss of $279,681, or 2 cents a share, compared with profits of $801,068 in the year-ago period, with the loss due to a previously announced $500,000 expense for severance benefits.
In addition to the nickel-a-minute rate, consumers who have or purchase SBC local service also may bolt on a variety of long distance "blocks of time," including a block of 500 minutes for $10 each month, which equates to a per minute rate as low as 2 cents if all minutes are used.
The promotional blocks of time, one of which equates to as low as 2 cents per minute when all minutes are used, are valid for 12 months after date of purchase.
1 cents since mid-February, and is less than 2 cents away from setting a new record high, AAA's daily online Fuel Gauge Report shows (http://www.
The past three months have seen earnings estimates rise by about 3 cents for this year and approximately 2 cents for next, which is a pretty encouraging sign for a company caught in one of the toughest spaces in the marketplace.