They are highly unlikely, on their own initiative, to change a system under which they have such an important and profitable role.
My father told me that his most profitable “deal” was written out on the back of an envelope and that was that.
But BSkyB, the most profitable pay-TV satellite channel in Europe, was his main TV interest.
This runs in stark contrast to the temptation to privatize every resource and turn it into a profitable market.
Here's Fortune's most recent list of America's most profitable companies: Google is there, but not Facebook.
He refused cases that did violence to his principles no matter how profitable they might be.
What would not he have given to be tired at the end of a day of profitable toil?
But godliness is profitable unto all things having the promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.
When this saving is made, farming will become a profitable and safe profession.
To make a profitable investment in stocks the buyer must anticipate the future.