My best working theory was that their banking system was run by Canadians, who are a very sensible people.
In a free-market economy, this grossly imbalanced situation would lead to both a property crisis and a banking crisis.
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According to banking sources, he has been moving assets out of the U.S. and may well follow Polanski into a luxurious exile.
In contrast to the old days, the run did not start in the banking system proper.
Hitherto the stock employed in banking was supplied by the merchants, or invested by East Indian capitalists.
Mr. Lorry was expected back presently from the banking House.
The firm conducts a banking, brokerage and underwriting business at room 803, 112 Dearborn street.
He was also connected with the banking firm of Wicks, Otis & Brownell.
The banking system of to-day is adapted to the needs of manufacture and commerce.
"financial institution," late 15c., from either Old Italian banca or Middle French banque (itself from the Italian word), both meaning "table" (the notion is of the moneylender's exchange table), from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German bank "bench"); see bank (n.2).
Bank holiday is from 1871, though the tradition is as old as the Bank of England. To cry all the way to the bank was coined 1956 by flamboyant pianist Liberace, after a Madison Square Garden concert that was packed with patrons but panned by critics.
"earthen incline, edge of a river," c.1200, probably in Old English but not attested in surviving documents, from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse banki, Old Danish banke "sandbank," from Proto-Germanic *bangkon "slope," cognate with *bankiz "shelf" (see bench (n.)).
"to act as a banker," 1727, from bank (n.1). As "to deposit in a bank" from 1833. Figurative sense of "to rely on" (i.e. "to put money on") is from 1884, U.S. colloquial. Meaning "to ascend," as of an incline, is from 1892. In aeronautics, from 1911. Related: Banked; banking.
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