high finance

noun

: activities (such as buying companies and investing in stocks) that involve large amounts of money
the world of high finance

Examples of high finance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And in the 2010s, high finance reached the agencies: by 2014, private equity had acquired Creative Artists Agency and William Morris Endeavor, and the latter had purchased IMG. Daniel Bessner, Harper's Magazine, 21 Mar. 2024 Showtime announced that the network's caustic drama about high finance will end with its upcoming seventh season, which will premiere August 11 on Paramount+ with Showtime. Randall Colburn, EW.com, 15 June 2023 Jacob Rothschild, a wealthy financier, patron of the arts and philanthropist with close ties to Israel, who broke with his family’s fabled banking dynasty at a time of radical change in the world of high finance, has died. Alan Cowell, New York Times, 26 Feb. 2024 By late October, both sides were warming to a big, ambitious plan, presented with slick charts by a phalanx of veterans from the world of high finance. Laura Vozzella, Washington Post, 17 Feb. 2024 In the real world, such high finance isn’t so simple, especially in the context of baseball. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 19 Dec. 2023 Baby Puffins Meet Their Unlikely Saviors To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Like many denizens of high finance, Dalio developed a fondness for jargon, both of his own invention and of the general Wall Street dialect. Tarpley Hitt, The New Yorker, 16 Nov. 2023 Followers of high finance are familiar with the old principle of privatizing profits and socializing losses — that is, treating the former as the rightful property of investors and shareholders while sticking the public with the latter. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 16 Nov. 2023 Hollywood has long been seduced by the world of high finance. Shirley Li, The Atlantic, 5 Oct. 2023

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“High finance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20finance. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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