liquidation liquidation  /ˌlɪ kwɪ ˈdeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
  2. (n) the act of exterminating
  3. (n) the murder of a competitor


  1. The liquidation firms certainly do.
  2. A liquidation of the car firm would probably cost tens of thousands of jobs at the company, and many times that at suppliers.
  3. While the liquidation and investigation are afoot, Britons outside the mum financial circle are telling what they know about Clarence Charles Hatry.


  1. Judge Confirms Arcapita Bank's Chapter 11 Liquidation Plan

    Judge Confirms Arcapita Bank's Chapter 11 Liquidation Plan
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. EUR/USD

    FOREX Analysis : Last Thursday felt like forced liquidation and I’m wondering if an important USD low is in place. EURUSD resistance is from the May 2012 high, the December 2012 high, the first day of the year high, and the 2/25 large range high.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Daily FX

  3. No liquidation for South Africa's ATE

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 10 (UPI) -- South Africa's Paramount Group has acquired Advanced Technology and Engineering Co. Pty. Ltd., a move which has saved ATE from liquidation.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: UPI


  1. "If we were to allow the free market to take its course now, it would almost certainly lead to disorderly bankruptcy and liquidation for the automakers," Bush said, warning that to do nothing would deepen and prolong the US recession.
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters UK

  2. "Congress may wish to consider whether new tools are needed for ensuring an orderly liquidation of a systemically important securities firm that is on the verge of bankruptcy, together with a more formal process for deciding when to use those...
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Reuters

  3. "It looks like we have avoided the disaster of liquidation," said Sen. Charles Schumer, DN.Y., who had asked Penn Traffic's largest lender, GE Capital, to extend a Dec. 21 deadline for potential buyout offers until the end of January. "We are...
    on Jan 8, 2010 By: Charles Schumer Source: BusinessWeek

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