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Occasionally I like to highlight early-stage and independent work in life sciences, apart from the low market cap public companies in which I invest for the Life Sciences Fund. Last week I discussed several good ideas being developed in...
Clusterstock  10 hrs ago  Comment 
More investors are redeeming from hedge funds, according to an eVestment report released on Wednesday. Investors pulled about $10.3 billion from hedge funds last month, bringing the net total amount that investors have yanked this year to $60...
Reuters  11 hrs ago  Comment 
U.S. securities regulators on Wednesday will consider allowing investors to pick directors from a single ballot, in what would be the latest move to open up the governance...
The Economic Times  Oct 26  Comment 
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The Economic Times  Oct 26  Comment 
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TechCrunch  Oct 25  Comment 
 In what has become a very competitive landscape for digital music, early pioneer Pandora is trying to remain a leader. The company reported third quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday, giving a glimpse at the current health of their...
Reuters  Oct 25  Comment 
Quarterly results were the main driver for Wall Street on Wednesday as a decline in Apple shares weighed on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, while the price-weighted Dow Industrials was buoyed by gains in Boeing.



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]


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  2. Rich Dad Poor Dad Robert T. Kiyosaki ISBN-10: 0446677450 pg61
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