cherry picking

Selecting only the best from a group or other range of choices.

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  • cherry-picking — cherry pick ˈcherry pick verb [transitive] informal to take or buy only the best things from a group: • Some banks have cherry picked their investments to provide instant profits. cherry picking noun [uncountable] : • He called their actions… …   Financial and business terms

  • Cherry picking — could refer to: Cherry picking (fallacy) Cherry picking (basketball) See also Cherry picker This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • cherry-picking — cherry pick (someone/something) to choose only the best people or things in a way that is not fair. I suspect there s some cherry picking going on, with lawyers only taking on the sort of cases that they re likely to win …   New idioms dictionary

  • Cherry Picking — 1. The act of investors choosing investments that have performed well within another portfolio in anticipation that the trend will continue. 2. Relating to bankruptcy proceedings whereby the courts uphold contracts favorable to bankrupt companies …   Investment dictionary

  • cherry-picking — / tʃeri ˌpɪkɪŋ/ noun [m1]1. going from shop to shop or from supplier to supplier, looking for special bargains ● Cherry picking has become so widespread that prices may be forced down. 2. choosing only the best or most valuable items from among a …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • cherry-picking — cherrˈy picking noun (informal) Choosing the best people, insurance risks, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑cherry …   Useful english dictionary

  • cherry picking — noun see cherry pick …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cherry-Picking — (выборка активов («снятие сливок») выборка активов из портфеля в соответствии с определенным критерием; противоположность случайной выборке …   Ипотека. Словарь терминов

  • cherry picking — Gen Mgt the selection of what is perceived to be the best or most valuable from a series of ideas or options …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Cherry-picking tax avoidance — was a form of tax avoidance used in Australia in the 1970s and early 1980s. Company contributions to a superannuation fund were claimed as tax deductions, but the money immediately went back to the company. In the taxonomy of tax schemes this one …   Wikipedia

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