financial financial  /fə ˈnæn ʃəl/


  • (adj) involving financial matters


  1. Corporate titan Adolf Merckle succumbs to financial losses and criticism, taking his own life.
  2. Battling extradition over charges of embezzlement, a financier says he's the fall guy for the 1997 financial crash.
  3. So, long after Ana got to it on Swampland, I've finally read Barack Obama's big financial regulation speech.


  1. Financial markets roiled by Bernanke's exit strategy

    London — Financial markets were roiled Thursday by a clear signal from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke that the central bank may be done with its monetary stimulus by next year.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. LPL Financial Names Former SEC Regional Director David P. Bergers Managing Director for Legal and Government Relations ...

    BOSTON -- LPL Financial LLC, the nation's largest independent broker-dealer,* and a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. , today announced David P. Bergers as the firm's new Managing ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Financial Stocks: Financial stocks continue retreat on Fed decision

    Financial stocks continued to decline on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve announced no changes in its monetary policy, reflecting additional uncertainty.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Market Watch


  1. Mr. Obama calls it "a corporation that finds itself in financial distress due to recklessness and greed."
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News

  2. "Fears of financial collapse have receded substantially," Mr. Bernanke said at the Federal Reserve's annual retreat at Jackson Hole, Wyo. "After contracting sharply over the past year, economic activity appears to be leveling out, both in the...
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "We regret having to take these actions. Today's actions are not what we ever wanted to do, but today's actions are what we must do to restore confidence to our financial system," Mr Paulson told a news conference.
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Times Online

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