banker banker  /ˈbæŋ kər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
  2. (n) the person in charge of the bank in a gambling game

Usage(s):

  1. An ex-Morgan Stanley banker was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison in Hong Kong's biggest insider trading case.
  2. The bankers I've talked to lately say they feel like they're personae non grata all over Washington, but they would say that.
  3. Top bankers could receive as much as $1 million.

News

  1. IDC Financial Insights, American Banker, and Bank Technology News Open Submissions for 2013 FinTech Rankings

    American Banker and Bank Technology News, SourceMedia’s leading publications for banking and financial services professionals, and IDC Financial Insights, an independent research and advisory services firm to financial institutions and the financial services technology industry, are now accepting submissions for the 10th annual FinTech 100 and FinTech Enterprise 25 rankings.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Banker and firm guilty in naked short selling case

    WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- A Securities and Exchange Commission administrative judge said a former Maryland banker had engaged in naked short selling and should forfeit $4.7 million.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Banker Nods Off on Keyboard, Accidentally Makes Customer a Millionaire

    A court in Germany this week was asked to rule on the case of a banker from Hesse who reportedly fell asleep on his keyboard, accidentally transferring millions of the bank's euros to a temporarily lucky customer . Read more...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Gawker

Quotes

  1. After Wednesday's vote Liberal Democrat MEP Sharon Bowles said the new rules would mean "no more Fred Goodwins" - a reference to the former Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive described as "the world's worst banker" for his role in the...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Sharon Bowles Source: The Press Association

  2. Speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Mr Johnson told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "My feeling is that the banks and the bankers have a job now to repair their esteem in the eyes of the public. I do not want to go around banker bashing,...
    on Jan 31, 2009 By: Boris Johnson Source: Bath Chronicle

  3. "Every banker I speak with knows very well what 'proprietary trading' means and implies," Mr. Volcker said.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Paul Volcker Source: Stock Watch

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