moneyman

Definitions of moneyman
  1. noun
    a person skilled in large scale financial transactions
    synonyms: financier
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    Bernard Mannes Baruch
    economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    James Buchanan Brady
    United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
    Jay Cooke
    United States financier who marketed Union bonds to finance the American Civil War; the failure of his bank resulted in a financial panic in 1873 (1821-1905)
    Cosimo de Medici
    Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Stephen Girard
    United States financier (born in France) who helped finance the War of 1812 (1750-1831)
    Jay Gould
    United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)
    Sir Thomas Gresham
    English financier (1519-1579)
    William Averell Harriman
    United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Johns Hopkins
    United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873)
    Andrew William Mellon
    United States financier and philanthropist (1855-1937)
    John Pierpont Morgan
    United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)
    Robert Morris
    leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806)
    Cecil John Rhodes
    British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford University (1853-1902)
    Haym Salomon
    American financier and American Revolutionary War patriot who helped fund the army during the American Revolution (1740?-1785)
    Commodore Vanderbilt
    United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
    Rothschild
    any of family of powerful Jewish bankers in Europe
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    banker
    a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
    city man
    a financier who works in one of the banks in the City of London
    dealer, principal
    the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account
    broker-dealer
    a financial specialist who trades for his own account and so acts both as a broker and principal
    bank clerk, cashier, teller
    an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
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    capitalist
    a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
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