bankerage

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

banker +‎ -age

NounEdit

bankerage (usually uncountable, plural bankerages)

  1. (rare) Banking.
    • 1854, Henry A. Stern, Dawnings of Light in the East[1], page 46:
      They have their stored booths in every bazaar, occupy all the principal caravanseries with their merchandize, and entirely control the business of bankerage and monopolies.
    • 1906, John MacVicar, Frank G. Pierce,American Municipalities, page 19:
      [] merely because bankerage beats blacksmithing?
    • 1991, Reforming the Federal Crop Insurance Program: Hearings ... before the United States House Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, and Rural Development, page 228:
      We believe that the 2 or 3 percentage point increase that this is likely to generate will not make any significant difference in market price and in our ability—with our bankerage—to adjust supply and demand.

Etymology 2Edit

Blend of bank +‎ brokerage

NounEdit

bankerage (usually uncountable, plural bankerages)

  1. A brokerage institution that also offers banking services.
    • 2005, Kathleen Sindell, Investing Online For Dummies, page 77:
      You receive a monthly statement that reflects all the activities of your bankerage accounts (which can even include an equity line of credit with your bankerage). Banking with your brokerage has many advantages.
    • 2008, Wall Street & Technology, volume 26:
      [] for the Web to provide a complete range of "bankerage" services. In two new studies, Corporate Insight senior analyst David Rosenberg claims that only 40 percent of the 18 brokerages that the firm monitors can be considered a full bankerage, defined as a broker that offers traditional banking products.