Negotiable paper


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Related to Negotiable paper: negotiable instrument, bill of exchange
any commercial paper transferable by sale or delivery and indorsement, as bills of exchange, drafts, checks, and promissory notes.

See also: Negotiable

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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If, from their evidence, it has appeared that the instrument in question was by the general custom and practice of the business world treated as a negotiable instrument, the court has given effect to that usage, and adjudged the instrument to be subject to the same law as other negotiable paper. (31)
* Largest categories of internal fraud involved negotiable paper or cards.
Ingham (a sociologist) begins 'The Emergence of Capitalist Credit Money' with a comparison of the orthodox and Chartalist stories of the rise of money, then moves to a discussion of Schumpeter's claim that capitalism originated with the appearance of bank-created deposits and negotiable paper that functioned as money, along with the social relations between banker-creditors and entrepreneur-debtors.

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