Midas touch

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Midas touch

1. The ability to produce large profits with ease: "Today's market has convinced dozens of kids barely out of college that they've got the Midas touch" (Business Week).
2. The ability to effect successful outcomes.

[After Midas.]

Mi′das touch`

the ability to turn any venture profitable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Midas touch - an ability to make and manage large amounts of moneyMidas touch - an ability to make and manage large amounts of money
ability - the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
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Midas Touch made this work by building software meant to properly mimic physics in virtual reality.
Midas Touch Asia (MTA) 2013, which was held at Swissotel The Stamford, aims to gather like-minded individuals locally and from overseas to come together to learn and play at the highest field of their respective industries.
Midas Touch was trained by Aidan O'Brien to win two races, including the Group 2 Derrinstown Derby Trial where he beat At First Sight, who went on to finish second in the Derby behind Workforce.
Olympic and world champion Laura Trott's Midas touch continued with gold in the women's omnium on the final day of the Track World Cup in Glasgow.
4 October 2010 - CRISIL said on Friday it had affirmed the P4 ratings on the bank facilities of Midas Touch Exports.
Runner-up Midas Touch (13-2) ran a stout race for the Ballydoyle team, but was no match for the winner, while the gallant Corsica was another nose adrift.
In opposition as well as Midas Touch, O'Brien could also run Joshua Tree, Flying Cross and Bright Horizon.
Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien has entered six in the race, with Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby one-two, Cape Blanco and Midas Touch, joined in the race by Await The Dawn, Bright Horizon, Flying Cross and Joshua Tree.
Midas Touch, who is vying for Leger favouritism with Rewilding, is among 18 horses standing their ground at the confirmation stage.
Johnny Murtagh kept faith and picked the chestnut (7-2) over four other O'Brien runners in the race, headed by Midas Touch (9-2) and beaten Derby favourite Jan Vermeer (4-1), and those were the pair to chase him home.
His stable companions Cape Blanco and Midas Touch have both been well backed in their own right too.
With the Guineas flop taken out of the Derby this week O'Brien has placed his faith in Jan Vermeer and Midas Touch.