Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of financier.

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Examples

  • The corruption inside the government, interlinked with big business/foreign financiers, is so pervasive and blatant, I seriously doubt that things can ever be the same.

    Matthew Yglesias » Krugman: Centrists Eliminated 600,000 Worth of Jobs From Stimulus Package

  • In 1950-1965, the Republican party needed someone who could bridge their past with their future – i.e., someone who could be equally credible as a representative of their past as a party of technocratic industrialists and financiers from the Northeast and MidWest AND as a representative of their future as the replacement of the Southern Democrats.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Bush Family Stamping on a Human Face Forever

  • The main financiers of the liberal agenda don't have the same vision, at least for themselves - Kerry, no-windmills-in-my-view Kennedy, Steisand and her keep-off-my-beach Malibu crowd, Gates, etc., etc. etc.

    Sound Politics: The Face Of Seattle

  • That leaves counterparties on Bear's derivatives and other creditors like Bear's short-term financiers who, unlike account holders, should have known that they were taking on credit risk.

    The Bear Precedent

  • This area, founded by financiers, is also still one of the financial centers of the city.

    Travelling in Mexico City's Zona Rosa

  • They have established colonies all up and down the country, and as I travelled four years ago I found they had made a combination that was acting as a go-between for certain financiers abroad who were purchasing large areas of land not only westward of the Jordan, but eastward as well.

    The Imperial Significance of the Capture of Jerusalem

  • Backed by certain English financiers, he set forth in 1562 with a hundred men in three small ships, and after procuring in Sierra Leone, "partly by the sword and partly by other means," above three hundred negroes he sailed to

    American Negro Slavery A Survey of the Supply, Employment and Control of Negro Labor as Determined by the Plantation Regime

  • It is a lucrative business that has drawn financiers from the Somali diaspora and other nations -- and now the gangs in Haradheere have set up an exchange to manage their investments.

    Reuters: Top News

  • It is a lucrative business that has drawn financiers from the Somali diasporas and other nations - and now the gangs in Haradheere have set up an exchange to manage their investments.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Somali nautical pirates have established a stock-market where guns and cash are invested in upcoming hijackings, with shares of the proceeds returned to investors: It is a lucrative business that has drawn financiers from the Somali diaspora and other nations -- and now the gangs in Haradheere ...

    Boing Boing

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