finance finance  /fə ˈnæns/


  1. (n) the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
  2. (n) the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets
  3. (n) the management of money and credit and banking and investments
  4. (v) obtain or provide money for
  5. (v) sell or provide on credit

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  • According to The New York Journal of Commerce, the greatest chapter in the history of American finance was about to be written.


  1. Senate Finance Panel Outlines Ideas for Changing Charity Rules

    The Senate Finance Committee released a report Thursday outlining options for overhauling laws governing the activities of tax-exempt organizations and the value of charitable deductions.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy

  2. NorthStar Realty Finance Announces Pricing of Private Offering of $300 Million of 5.375% Exchangeable Senior Notes Due ...

    NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE: NRF) (the "Company") announced today that NorthStar Realty Finance Limited Partnership, the operating partnership ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Global Finance Names Citi Best Sub-Custodian Bank

    Global Finance magazine has released its tenth annual ranking of the “Best Sub-Custodians” naming Citi the Best Sub-Custodian Bank in both the North America and Latin America regions once again for 2013.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. She said a 5-4 decision this year that said corporations and unions were free to spend their own funds on political activity was "settled law.But she was less forthcoming when asked whether she thought that campaign finance case, which she argued...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: Montgomery County Courier

  2. "Entitlement increases and tax cuts need to be paid for," Obama said Tuesday, as he invited dozens of conservative Democrats to the White House to discuss his approach. "They're not free, and borrowing to finance them is not a sustainable...
    on Jun 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source:

  3. Today Mr Topolanek said: "We need to read the history books and the lessons of history and the biggest success of the (EU) is the refusal to go this way." "Americans will need liquidity to finance all their measures and they will balance this...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Mirek Topolanek Source: Times Online

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