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To earn a lot of money or earn money easily

generate

verb

to make money

rake in

to earn a lot of money

clean up

to make a lot of money

grow fat on something

to become rich as a result of something, especially in a way that does not seem fair to other people

make a fast/quick buck

to make money quickly and often dishonestly

strike gold

to suddenly become very rich or successful as a result of finding or doing something

make a killing

to make a lot of money very quickly

laugh all the way to the bank

to make a lot of money easily

strike it rich/lucky

to suddenly become rich/lucky

be coining it (in)

to be earning a lot of money

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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