highflyer highflyer

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person of great ability and ambition

Usage(s):

  1. A dotcom highflyer that came perilously close to crashing on Wall Street in 2001, Amazon is up once againthanks to Bezos.
  2. The most glamorous highflyer to fall so far: Liu Xiaoqing, a movie star who allegedly owes the government more than $1.

News

  • What Do Gloomy CEOs See That Giddy Stock Market Investors Don’t?

    Wolf Richter   www.testosteronepit.com    www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter CEOs have, in these crazy days of ours, one primary job, it seems: manipulating up the stock of their company. Few master this delicate art like Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, who has been able to take his highflyer into the stratosphere on a wing and a prayer, or in dollar terms, from $25 to $133 a share in less than a ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

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