the almighty dollar

the almighty dollar

Fig. the U.S. dollar, or the acquisition of money, when viewed as more important than anything else. Bill was a slave to the almighty dollar. It's the almighty dollar that drives Wall Street thinking.
See also: almighty, dollar
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The golden calf they worship at Boston is a pigmy compared with the giant effigies set up in other parts of that vast counting-house which lies beyond the Atlantic; and the almighty dollar sinks into something comparatively insignificant, amidst a whole Pantheon of better gods.
Aside from Pakistan being told to sharpen up its act it is the decision regarding the renminbi that is going to be the long-term game changer as it reduces reliance on the almighty dollar.
There are many "treating" doctors in Florida who are motivated by the almighty dollar, not by the prospects of "making their patients well.
Our federal government does what is best for the almighty dollar.
The pursuit of the Almighty Dollar and cosseting of the most elite few seems closer to the business model.
Lured by the almighty dollar, and with a skewed fairytale view of love, she was drawn toward the seductive whispers and open arms of the sex industry.
Now corporate America and our own government have been enabled by our highest court to completely disregard the public health for benefit of the almighty dollar.
Jennette McCurdy's beef with Nickelodeon is strictly about the almighty dollar and how she makes less than her Sam & Cat co-star Ariana Grande," the (http://www.
Corporate governance concerns have begun to heat up in the United States during the 2014 proxy season, but ultimately, the almighty dollar still rules all, especially in the conflict of executive pay.
We chose to make a difference and we're here not for ourselves and not for the almighty dollar but for our members and their family and their children and the pursuit of the American Dream," he said, then added with a slightly breaking voice: "We are the hope our members need.
Though atheists and humanists don't believe in an almighty deity, we do believe in the almighty dollar.
With deals from London to Singapore, China is seeking a greater role for its yuan currency in global markets to challenge the hegemony of the almighty dollar.
In today's increasingly commercialized world, the need for a public space to celebrate the arts rather than the almighty dollar is greater than ever, making Bringing the Arts into the Library welcome, needed, and highly recommended
With no-toxic landfill and no-toxic export policies, A Better Way Computer Recycling seeks to provide a solution to this alarming trend, putting the environment first instead of the almighty dollar, like so many other computer recycling companies.
Please stop giving any more precious magazine space to crossbows (though I am fairly certain the almighty dollar has already doomed this request).