The Hindu Business Line  1 hr ago  Comment 
Stock market investors’ wealth today touched the $2 trillion mark, helped by a rally in the BSE benchmark Sensex, which soared to an all-time high of 31,639.53. The total market capitalisation of B...
The Economic Times  4 hrs ago  Comment 
The gains in the region were led by the South Korean won, up 0.4 per cent.
Motley Fool  Jul 9  Comment 
Friends becoming enemies, a hot stock cooling off, and the twilight-zone industry are just some of the highlights from last week in the markets.
Channel News Asia  Jul 9  Comment 
Apache Corp could be worth double its current stock price, some investors say, as strong management and sizeable assets have gotten a number of fund managers to place big bets on the Houston-based oil and gas producer, Barron's reported on Sunday.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 9  Comment 
Complexities in integrating diverse businesses, pressure on profitability from regulatory requirements are key challenges
Motley Fool  Jul 9  Comment 
If your time horizon is measured in decades, these stocks are for you.
Financial Times  Jul 9  Comment 
Backers led by Prudential say the government must give scheme a green light soon
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 8  Comment 
The International Financial Service Centre in the GIFT city of Gujarat is up and running. What does all this action spell for investors?



Person who puts in motion the conversion of money into assets, in hopes of income and capital appreciation. [1] Puts money in-vest. The term investment implies that a business or investment risk can be analyzed and measured, and its distinction from Speculation is one of degree of risk. [1] Investors are more focused on the steadiness of returns brought by dividends, interest, and royalties. Whereas a Speculator seeks primarily capital appreciation. The buying and selling in search of profit from rise and fall of market value is recorded from 1774. [2]

The word investment originates in the Latin "vestis," meaning garment, or vest, and refers to the act of putting assets into others pockets. [3] A person puts money in-vest, so as to receive profits in there own pockets. [2]


  1. Barron's ISBN 0-8120-4631-3
  2. Rich Dad Poor Dad Robert T. Kiyosaki ISBN-10: 0446677450 pg61
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