Short-Term Greed

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Short-Term Greed

In investment banking, a term describing the placing of a bank's interests above those of one's client. That is, short-term greed encourages the bank to make money from trades or other investments, even if it causes some clients to lose out. Short-term greed may be detrimental to an investment bank in the long run as clients eventually may steer their assets elsewhere.
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Don't be cheated or enticed by short term greed for money.
Much of this is due to short term greed, selling successful companies to foreign ownership or simply stripping out the assets, irrespective of the social and longer term economic consequences.
We only looked at short term greed and sacrificed our mass workforce.
I and many other residents fear that the answer to both these question is short term greed and opportunistic profiteering.
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