And guess which countries we will be borrowing more money from to finance these irresponsible tax cuts?
Christine Lagarde, the elegant French finance minister, was packing for Brazil and her global campaign for DSK's job.
Put another way, Walmart customers are far more likely than shoppers at other stores to finance their purchases with food stamps.
A finance intern in London was found dead in his apartment, reportedly after pulling consecutive all-nighters at the office.
For a while finance people were the flavor of the month, but demand is so high, you can replace them instantly.
The Minister of finance unintentionally precipitated events.
A similar exaggerated view prevails as to the power of finance.
If you did not know, you could guess how those patriots with the genius for finance and industry responded.
finance, instead of avoiding publicity in all of its aspects, should welcome it and seek it.
It is likely that some of the leaders289 of finance foresaw, even though dimly and uncertainly, the trouble that was brewing.
c.1400, "an end, settlement, retribution," from Middle French finance "ending, settlement of a debt" (13c.), noun of action from finer "to end, settle a dispute or debt," from fin (see fine (n.)). Cf. Medieval Latin finis "a payment in settlement, fine or tax."
The notion is of "ending" (by satisfying) something that is due (cf. Greek telos "end;" plural tele "services due, dues exacted by the state, financial means"). The French senses gradually were brought into English: "ransom" (mid-15c.), "taxation" (late 15c.); the sense of "management of money" first recorded in English 1770.
late 15c., "to ransom;" see finance (n.). Sense of "to manage money" is recorded from 1827; that of "to furnish with money" is from 1866. Related: Financed; financing.