MarketWatch  44 min ago  Comment 
With stock markets moving only moderately, currency market investors remained on the sidelines, as they look to the U.S. jobs report for September due later Friday.
Wall Street Journal  2 hrs ago  Comment 
Most of the region’s markets were down, but Japan and Hong Kong notched gains, as investors looked to the coming U.S. payrolls report for clues about the timing of a Fed interest-rate increase.
Benzinga  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Volatility is the buzzword of the year. It seems like every other day, the markets are moving at swings that are normally seen as indicators of the beginnings of months-long selloffs. This buzzword has percolated into every facet of the...
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Motley Fool  11 hrs ago  Comment 
With Sprint sitting on the sidelines in favor of continuing its network upgrades, is this ongoing telecom comeback story putting itself at a disadvantage against the likes of AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile?
Wall Street Journal  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Third-quarter results for big banks may be more downbeat than the market expects.
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Clusterstock  Oct 1  Comment 
By Abhiram Nandakumar (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures started the last quarter of the year on a positive note on Thursday as weak data from China raised hopes of more stimulus measures from Beijing and investors awaited a slew of U.S....



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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