funds funds  /ˈfəndz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) assets in the form of money

Usage(s):

  1. One organization chooses the world's wonders that most need protection and lists them as endangered-species and eligible for international stewardship and restoration funds.
  2. The firms that own them are making hundreds of funds vanish.
  3. In an audition for the role of villain in the world's financial markets, sovereign wealth funds would have pushed sub-prime mortgages close in recent months.

News

  1. Funds still needed to pay for Walpole fireworks

    Funds are short but firefighters remain hopeful that the town’s fireworks tradition won’t go up in smoke just yet.  
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Walpole Times

  2. Student funds misuse case in Mont. Co. may not be new

    The investigation into possible misuse of student funds at a Montgomery County school continues, but concerns about the financial dealings at the Rock Terrace Elementary School apparently aren't new.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WTOP Radio Washington, DC

  3. China Funds Lose in Fifth Week of Asian Outflows, Citigroup Says

    China funds posted the biggest losses with $558 million of net withdrawals in the week ended June 19, followed by regional funds at $521 million, Citigroup’s Hong-Kong based chief Asian strategist Markus Rosgen wrote in a note to clients today.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "These steps will provide financial institutions with greater assurance of access to funds," Bernanke told reporters in a brief conference call Sunday evening.
    on Mar 16, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: 940 News

  2. "The new democratic government of Iraq, during this crucial period of reconstruction, cannot afford to have its funds entangled in such lawsuits in the United States," Scott Stanzel, a White House spokesman, said in a statement.
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Scott Stanzel Source: New York Times

  3. "We'll help lower mortgage costs and extend loans to small businesses so they can create jobs. We'll ensure that CEOs are not draining funds that should be advancing our recovery. And we will insist on unprecedented transparency, rigorous oversight,...
    on Jan 31, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Indian Express

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