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United States Very

Europe is very critical to the United States in the sense not only do we have a fourth of our exports there, but more importantly, a significant proportion of the foreign affiliate profits in fact, half of U.S. corporations, are in Europe.

- Alan Greenspan

Power Get

Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits, so do I.

- Alan Ladd

Give Capital

Accounting rules give financial institutions flexibility about when they choose to recognize venture capital profits.

- Alex Berenson

Banks Loans

Normally, banks record profits on loans only as they are repaid, whether they securitize the loans or hold them on their books.

- Alex Berenson

United States

Publicly traded United States companies report sales and profits to investors every quarter.

- Alex Berenson

Temporary Which

Competition is the final price determinant and competitive prices may result in profits which force you to accept a rate of return less than you hoped for, or for that matter to accept temporary losses.

- Alfred P. Sloan

Like Goes

Profits, like sausages... are esteemed most by those who know least about what goes into them.

- Alvin Toffler

Sometimes Begins

Investors are sometimes too busy looking for profits to notice where the truth ends and the deception begins.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

Benefits Making

Profits should be for a purpose. Profits should be productive. You should make money for producing benefits that make the world a better place. Making money is a good thing when it is made in service to humanity or the democracy.

- Andrew Young

Racism Wealthy

Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work.

- Angela Davis

Help Clients

Leave no stone unturned to help your clients realize maximum profits from their investment.

- Arthur C. Nielsen

Want Toys

Toy companies aren't interested in ideology, they want to sell toys. If they would sell a toy that both boys and girls would buy, it doubles profits.

- Christina Hoff Sommers

Which Imposed

The Business Profits Tax, which is imposed on in-state businesses, we need to impose the same thing on out-of-state businesses, because the way the Business Profits Tax is calculated, it is highly dependent on how much sales and profits are generated in-state.

- Craig Benson

Always Capitalist

There is always risk involved. You can't be a capitalist only when there are investment profits but then a socialist when you experience losses.

- Cristina Kirchner

Committed Created

When Hobby Lobby was created in the early 1970s, I was committed to use profits to help ministry work.

- David Green

More Lower

The one thing people seem to forget is the more oil we have, the lower the price and the lower the profits the oil companies make.

- David Pratt

Finance Fall

There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.

- David Ricardo

Cost Which

Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production.

- David Ricardo

Real Reason

A rise in wages, from an alteration in the value of money, produces a general effect on price, and for that reason it produces no real effect whatever on profits.

- David Ricardo

Which Period

During the period of capital moving from one employment to another, the profits on that to which capital is flowing will be relatively high, but will continue so no longer than till the requisite capital is obtained.

- David Ricardo

Capital Amount

The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two ways to the owners of capital, it at the same time raises profits and increases the amount of consumable commodities.

- David Ricardo

Ordinary Usual

Whenever, then, the usual and ordinary rate of the profits of agricultural stock, and all the outgoings belonging to the cultivation of land, are together equal to the value of the whole produce, there can be no rent.

- David Ricardo

Market Companies

U.S. companies rely on the European market for more than half of their global foreign profits.

- John Bruton

Country Investment

Indeed, American companies make three times as much profits from their investment in one E.U. country, Ireland, than they do from all their investments in China.

- John Bruton

Self-Esteem More

Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.

- John Milton

Growing Prime

In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.

- John Naisbitt

Innovation Big

The IP standards advanced countries favour typically are designed not to maximise innovation and scientific progress, but to maximise the profits of big pharmaceutical companies and others able to sway trade negotiations.

- Joseph Stiglitz

Corporate Obama

There is no debating that, under President Obama, corporate profits are at their highest levels in decades.

- Juan Williams

Natural Reduce

By starting to pay attention to our natural soundscapes, businesses can reduce staff turnover, increase productivity, and increase profits.

- Julian Treasure

Worry Fuel

Hillary Clinton understands that a president's job is to worry about future generations, not the short-term profits of the fossil fuel industry.

- Bernie Sanders

Income Though

Ford's federal income tax rate was just 2.3 percent in 2009 even though it made $3 billion in profits.

- Bernie Sanders

Insurance Private

It has become clear that the function of a private health insurance is to make as much money as possible. Every dollar not paid out in claims is another dollar made in profits for the company.

- Bernie Sanders

Insurance Private

Private insurance companies in America are reaping huge profits.

- Bernie Sanders

Worry Devoted

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.

- Henry Ford

Quickly Also

In a nursery, if you don't take care of those plants, your profits get lost real quickly. You have to weed. You have to water. You have to nurture. Also, you have to take care of your employees in such a way that they do the same.

- Jack Dangermond

Only Observer

A fair observer only has to ask: If there is violence, who profits?

- Jack Schwartz

Original Commodity

The idea that content is king has long rested on the notion that distribution - in whatever form it takes - is a low-margin commodity, and the biggest share of profits flows to the creators of original programming, who can sell to the highest bidder.

- James B. Stewart

Hands More

It would require more hands to manage a stock of sheep, gather them from the hills, force them into houses and folds, and drive them to markets, than the profits of the whole stock were capable of maintaining.

- James Hogg

Will Employers

The employers cannot carry on industry nor accumulate profits if they have not got the good will of the workers or their acquiescence in carrying on such industry.

- James Larkin


If we're willing to accept unlimited immigration in order to keep wages low and corporate profits high, we should just say so and stop paying for all the immigration enforcement window dressing.

- Jan C. Ting

News Some

I hope there will be some good news and some good profits, and people will realize we have a lot of outstanding executives, and a lot of companies that are doing a good job, and those are good companies to invest in.

- Don Nickles

Which Very

The forces that have worked hard to stoke populist anger against reform are the very ones that benefit from a health system which puts profits ahead of quality care for its patients.

- Jerrold Nadler

Innovation Mind

If you open up the mind, the opportunity to address both profits and social conditions are limitless. It's a process of innovation.

- Jerry Greenfield

Here General

Ireland cannot become the collector general for the world. We can only tax on profits generated in the country here.

- Enda Kenny

Made Weigh

It started to weigh on me that I was responsible for the moves that had made me successful, but I wasn't reaping the lion's share of the profits, and that was problematic for me.

- Frank Ocean

Which Amount

Shouldn't you put the same amount of effort into your giving as you might for your for-profit investments? After all, philanthropy is an investment, and one in which lives - not profits - are at stake.

- Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

World Whoever

Whoever is content with the world, and who profits from its lack of justice, does not want to change it.

- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Product Operations

In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits.

- Lee Iacocca

Want Enterprise

I support the free enterprise system, and I want companies to make money, but they shouldn't be reaping profits from the deaths of their employees or former employees.

- Gene Green

Broadcast Slightly

Broadcast TV is still the mothership and it will be for the foreseeable future. Audiences may be declining slightly but revenues are going up and profits are going up.

- Leslie Moonves

Road Advantages

The road to profits is paved with unfair advantages.

- Lewis Howes

Treasures Exchange

Profits on the exchange are the treasures of goblins.

- Lope de Vega

Caught Been

The elite media has been caught in so many lies because of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded, their circulation is down, and their profits are down.

- Geraldo Rivera

Ways Getting

The many ways of getting content for free have slashed the profits of the professionals in their respective fields.

- Louis Theroux

Quantity Set

Whereas a competitive firm must sell at the market price, a monopoly owns its market, so it can set its own prices. Since it has no competition, it produces at the quantity and price combination that maximizes its profits.

- Peter Thiel

Tried How

Putting people before profits is how we've tried to operate from the beginning.

- S. Truett Cathy

Medical Means

For-profit does not belong in a taxpayer-funded health system. For-profit means cutting medical services to patients, and payments to providers, to preserve profits.

- Mimi Kennedy

Donations Goes

When people make donations to non profits, they want to know that their money goes to good use.

- Sam Simon

Treat Associates

Share your profits with all your associates, and treat them as partners. In turn, they will treat you as a partner, and together you will all perform beyond your wildest expectations.

- Sam Walton

Will Sure

Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies.

- Major Owens

Had Rates

Hoover had prevented 'an immediate attack upon wages as a basis of maintaining profits,' but the result of wiping out profits and maintaining artificial wage rates was chronic, unprecedented depression.

- Murray Rothbard

Capital Banks

If we want the banks to lend - and we all do - if we want the economy to expand - and we all do - do you really want to start confining the banks in their ability to make profits in order to generate more capital to lend out to the people?

- Scott Garrett

May Banks

The economy may be complex, but Americans understand that the Wall Street banks control an outsized portion of the economy and that they have an outsized interest in their own profits.

- Marcy Kaptur

Damage Same Time

Tobacco is the only industry that produces products to make huge profits and at the same time damage the health and kill their consumers.

- Margaret Chan

Way Consecutive

I'm a hard-nosed businessman, that if a company is paying its way, increasing profits for thirty-odd consecutive years, you don't put it into receivership.

- Sean Quinn

Work Took

For scientists, growing cells took so much work that they couldn't get much research done. So the selling of cells was really just for the sake of science, and there weren't a lot of profits.

- Rebecca Skloot

Listening Donald

Donald Trump is a fraud. Listening to him talk about how he's going to put American first again, he's spent his entire career putting his own profits first.

- Tom Perez

Think Big

And sometimes I actually start to think human life is just as cheap to corporate America as animal life, so long as there are big profits to be made.

- Tom Scholz

Small Means

For small business people, less paperwork means higher profits, boosted sales and more time with the family.

- Tony Abbott

Candy Pepper

After Cadbury, the candy company, separated from Dr. Pepper, the soft drinks maker, Cadbury was able to substantially lower its debt load. The profits of Cadbury, the candy company, zoomed.

- Nelson Peltz

Give Best Way

The best way to invest corporate profits is to give them to the employees.

- Ricardo Semler

Finance Game

Being rich is a good thing. Not just in the obvious sense of benefitting you and your family, but in the broader sense. Profits are not a zero sum game. The more you make, the more of a financial impact you can have.

- Mark Cuban

Foods Providing

The food industry profits from providing poor quality foods with poor nutritional value that people eat a lot of.

- Mark Hyman

New New Forms

If oil companies were to invest their high profits into alternative fuel research it will help America move toward new forms of energy.

- Rick Renzi

Entertainment Big

If you look at the big entertainment industry and their pursuit of the bottom line profits in exchange for producing content and distributing that content and marketing that content to inappropriate audiences, that's a problem for me.

- Rick Santorum

Business Goodwill

Goodwill and reputation are intangibles, but they are the keys to business success. Since they are also inexorably linked to social values, it follows that a change in social norms will have a significant impact on profits.

- Noreena Hertz

Which Lives

War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.

- Smedley Butler

Expect Maximize

My investors expect me to maximize profits.

- Martin Shkreli

Making Means

Success means making profits and avoiding losses.

- Martin Zweig

Efficiency Will

The general proposition is that the resources that will be utilized are the ones that contribute most to the overall efficiency of the production system. The third parameter has to do with our commercial world, our search for profits.

- Marvin Harris

Business Product

In the business world, lower profits reflect less demand for your product. But in government the opposite is true - demand for our services increases in hard times.

- Sonny Perdue

His Give

It profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world... but for Wales!

- Robert Bolt

Will Six

It would be troubling if everything is determined by whether profits will be made within five to six years.

- Masatoshi Koshiba

Slaves Wealthy

The wealthy have installed their slaves in the highest spheres of the state. The banks are privately owned. They are concerned solely with profits. They have no interest in the common good.

- Stephane Hessel

Allow Companies

We can't allow multinational oil companies boasting of record profits to gouge consumers... We must do what we can to fix this problem.

- Stephanie Herseth

Nothing Some

At times, some journalists see nothing in the people apart from an opportunity to make material gain. They see them as consumers to whom we sell commodities at huge profits that keep our bank accounts growing.

- Wadah Khanfar

Product Costs

When your product solves a problem that costs customers sleep, revenue, or profits, things are definitely looking up.

- Steve Blank

For The People

This hunger for profits causes great misery for the people.

- Walter Ulbricht

Needs Manufacture

The guiding principle is not to manufacture the goods everyone needs, rather to earn profits for a few capitalists.

- Walter Ulbricht

Data Private

Even the best data security systems can't protect private taxpayer information from entrepreneurial foreign businesses than can make huge profits selling U.S. taxpayer information.

- Melissa Bean

Unions Away

Carl Icahn told me to stay away from airlines. In good times, the unions take away the profits, and in bad times, the cost of oil kills you.

- Mian Muhammad Mansha

Sharing Socialist

In the time of the robber barons, my great grandfather insisted on reinvesting and sharing profits with workers... He was told he was a socialist, that he was not welcome on Wall Street.

- William Clay Ford, Jr.

Making Historic

It's not just a hurricane. It's the demand for gas in China... We're paying $3 a gallon, and the oil companies are making historic profits every quarter.

- Ron Klein

Making Executives

Far too many executives have become more concerned with the 'four P's' - pay, perks, power and prestige - rather than making profits for shareholders.

- T. Boone Pickens

Too Much Making

There are growing concerns that oil companies are making too much in profits at the expense of consumers.

- Pete Domenici

Role Very

Chances are that neither the client nor the agency will ever know very much about what role the ad has played in sales or profits of the client, either short-term or long-term.

- Michael Schudson

Here Pioneers

Our nation was built by pioneers - pioneers who accepted untold risks in pursuit of freedom, not by pioneers seeking offshore profits at the expense of American workers here at home.

- Ted Strickland

Long Run Piracy

In the long run, with profits from piracy greater than international finance mobilised to solve the problem, we can expect piracy to increase geographically and in sophistication.

- Peter Middlebrook

Big Resulted

Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits.

- Russ Carnahan

New Margins

The U.S. and European markets have become mature, profit margins are lower, and equipment isn't so new. Because profits are relatively low, it limits the willingness of companies to invest in newer equipment.

- Zong Qinghou