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  • n. Plural form of haircut.


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  • Italian males feel a certain way about haircuts, which is to say they should be cheap at worst, free at best.

    Charlie Carillo: Pound for Pound, It Was a Costly Cut

  • Central bankers generally accept government bonds as collateral in refinancing operations, but, below certain thresholds, lower ratings could trigger sizeable haircuts, in other words, revaluing the bonds substantially below their market value.

    José Viñals: Government Bonds: No Longer a World Without Risk

  • The point on John Edwards '$400 haircuts is one of hypocracy.


  • (He was a stout kid, heading straight to fat, but his mother kept him nice in haircuts and clothes, and before the proportions of his head changed he’d had these lovely flashing eyes and these cute-ass cheeks, visible in all his pictures.)

    Excerpt: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

  • I'm talking about groping at hot flight attendants, putting the mack on hotel clerks, throwing one's self shamelessly at our fine men and women in short haircuts and desert camo.

    The Blowfish Blog

  • Weber said the ECB could expand the system of discounts -- or "haircuts" -- it imposes against certain classes of collateral when it lends to the banking system.

    Weber Hints On Greek Collateral Crunch Solution

  • The former Fed chief also said he wouldn't support imposing "haircuts" -- a valuation or return that is less than optimal -- on holders of senior debt in troubled institutions.

    Fed Official Sees Economic Improvement Midyear

  • The large difference between the two numbers suggests that the central bank found the asset quality poor and thus required severe "haircuts" -- the added collateral the banks had to put up to protect the central bank from losses.

    U.K. Takes Up 'Bad Bank' Concept

  • It could also include losses - or "haircuts" - taken by banks on their exposure to sovereign bonds in Greece and other countries where sovereign risks have increased. - Stuff

  • My trick to saving time/money with haircuts is to cut your hair 1 notch below your normal, this is because it may take about a week or 2 to grow back to your normal “long” length till its time to get a hair cut again:) In short, longer times till your next haircut.

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