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  • n. Alternative form of highflier.


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  • Brought up by a single mother, the football fan and keen horse rider was identified as a high-flier early in his police career when he was sent to

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Chancellor George Osborne took the further precaution of handing the chairmanship of the ICB to Sir John Vickers, an establishment insider regarded as a safe pair of hands, while appointing Treasury high-flier Sam Woods as Secretary with a brief to ensure the ICB sticks to its remit.

    Why So Nervous About the ICB's Report?

  • How did the likeable high-flier manage to pull it off and, more importantly, what will he do at BBC1 to prove those saying he could be a future director general right?

    Will Danny Cohen have youth on his side at BBC1?

  • Last week, the Financial Standards Authority fined a City high-flier Ravi Shankar Sinha for fraudulently obtaining £1.3m from clients of a private equity firm advised by the company of which he was UK chief executive, JC Flowers.

    The Redknapp affair: City limits | Editorial

  • He's a high-flier is Eight Pints; there's no doubt about it.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • The former high-flier announced Monday night it had sold $200 million in new shares at $70 each and another $200 million in bonds convertible to stock at $85.80.

    Backlash from Netflix Buybacks

  • The company, a recent high-flier, suffered from the same pullback in sentiment that McDonald ' s did, according to Kim Caughey , an analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group.

    Banks Carry Dow Higher

  • Many days someone would call and recommend a particular high-flier.

    James Berman: Reports of the Death of Equities: Greatly Exaggerated

  • Boston Celtics high-flier Gerald Green, a Sprite Slam Dunk participant, will wear a special green edition of the Reebok Unanimous Mid.

    NBA All-Stars are runway models on court

  • Should that single bank happen to be any other than a former high-flier who sent their CEO packing with tens of millions, it will be very surprising.

    At least one US bank will need more capital


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