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Bloomberg  3 hrs ago  Comment 
Israel Chemicals Ltd. filed to sell shares in the U.S. late yesterday, in a move parent company Israel Corp. said was aimed at promoting liquidity, broadening the global investor base and aligning ICL with industry peers.
The Economic Times  10 hrs ago  Comment 
The stock, which opened at Rs 76 on the NSE against the offer price of Rs 47, closed at Rs 79.80 on Friday, nearly 70% premium to the offer price.
Wall Street Journal  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Adidas investors frustrated with the sporting-goods maker's slow turnaround have questioned the performance of CEO Herbert Hainer.
Wall Street Journal  Sep 12  Comment 
Financial Times  Sep 12  Comment 
The US media group’s first debt issue meets with strong demand as it raises $1.8bn for growth and potential acquisitions
Canada.com  Sep 12  Comment 
Canadian investors now have an opportunity to hear from some of the world's most influential investors on their home turf
Wall Street Journal  Sep 12  Comment 
Successful investing requires avoiding common mental and emotional pitfalls.
New York Times  Sep 12  Comment 
Strong demand from investors could push the Chinese e-commerce giant, which has set a fund-raising goal of $21.1 billion, to revalue itself as the biggest initial public offering ever.
Yahoo  Sep 12  Comment 
CEOs, beware: Activist investors who target America's corporations are gathering more ammunition. Daniel Loeb's Third Point recently raised a $2.5 billion war chest that the hedge fund could deploy by year-end, people familiar with the matter said...
Reuters  Sep 12  Comment 
(Corrects first paragraph to show that investors owning more than 35 pct of shares, not more than 35 percent of investors, called for meeting)




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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]

References

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