financier financier  /ˌfɪ nən ˈsɪr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person skilled in large scale financial transactions
  2. (v) conduct financial operations, often in an unethical manner

Usage(s):

  1. The billionaire financier Carl Icahn.
  2. A small trove of images of the criminal financier in better times has emerged in the wake of his sentencing.
  3. After Democratic financier Hassan Nemazee was accused of forging loan documents in order to receive $74 million from Citibank, he tried to wire the money back.

News

  1. Shipping magnate Paul Soros, George Soros' brother, dies at 87

    Shipping magnate Paul Soros, the older brother of billionaire financier George Soros, died in New York City on Saturday "after a long bout with a host of illnesses," his son Peter Soros confirmed. He was 87. Mr. Soros founded Soros Associates, "a world leader in the design and development of ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

  2. Photos: Shipping Magnate Paul Soros Dead at 87

    He was the older brother of billionaire financier George Soros.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Paul Soros, shipping magnate and older brother of financier George Soros, dies in NYC at 87

    NEW YORK — Paul Soros, a successful innovator in shipping and the older brother of billionaire financier George Soros, has died in New York City. He was 87.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "Today is a new age with new dangers and the greatest danger is that of oil," President Shimon Peres said. "It is the greatest polluter of our age and oil is the greatest financier of terror."
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Shimon Peres Source: Forbes

  2. Immelt wrote to shareholders days after Obama's inauguration, "The interaction between government and business will change forever. In a reset economy, the government will be a regulator; and also an industry policy champion, a financier, and a key...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Jeffrey Immelt Source: Washington Examiner

  3. "We're like, three drafts into it," added Steve Lemme, who played the overly aggressive Mac in the film. "It's funny, because we have an independent financier - we have a lot of independent financiers - who are like, 'Give us that f---ing...
    on Nov 13, 2009 By: Steve Lemme Source: MTV.com

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