Greed

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Greed

The intense, perhaps inordinate, desire for wealth. There is no consensus as to how much desire qualifies as greed. Some believe greed to be positive as it motivates business, which spurs economic growth. Many others, however, believe greed can go too far and create unsustainable growth or growth at the expense of social justice. The morality of greed is a concern in the field of business ethics.
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I wonder what would happen if car and van drivers did not show number plates while motorway driving, and therefore could not be caught, reducing the income to these money-grabbing people?
And banks are so money-grabbing they just stick up two fingers to anyone daft enough to suggest they provide a public service in return for the billions they make in profits.
THE stars of the world of pop are part of a money-grabbing scam.
SHAME on the money-grabbing clampers who ruined rugby fans' big day.
I SEE Newcastle City Council is at it again, money-grabbing.
They have made the fans so dissatisfied by the constant, unfulfilled promises, their money-grabbing nature and their lack of willing to spend on the team.
The flimsy story focuses on money-grabbing Las Vegas magician Buddy 'Aces' Israel, who becomes chummy with a powerful Mob boss then decides to turn federal witness against him.
MONEY-GRABBING travel firms are under investigation for cashing in on families during school holidays.
She is a money-grabbing whinger who has forgotten her humble roots (though that could be forgiven as she is from Swansea) A Carter, Roath.
CHILDBIRTH expert Dr Malcolm Gillard slammed Naomi for being "a money-grabbing mercenary".
Thank goodness Jack Straw has solved the mystery and discovered unscrupulous insurance companies and bent coppers, are responsible for passing on drivers' details to money-grabbing personal injury lawyers who then pester people for business.
Heather last night denied reports that she's nothing but a calculating, money-grabbing gold digger.