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The total value of shares traded for the week  ending 25 August 2016 amounted to SAR 13.30 billion, decreasing by 11.62% over the previous week; while total stock market capitalization reached SAR 1,397.59* billion at the end of this period,...
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One day after a short seller claimed that St. Jude Medical Inc's heart implants are vulnerable to deadly cyber attacks, investors appear most concerned about whether the accusation...
Forbes  Aug 27  Comment 
The stock market moved sideways for most of last week with the heaviest selling on Wednesday. Finally on Friday we got Janet Yellen's long awaited comments from Jackson Hole where she said "the case for raising rates has strengthened in recent...
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A series of statements by Federal Reserve officials - including a speech on Friday by Janet L. Yellen, the Fed chairwoman, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming - now confirms that even if there are some short-term rate increases, the central bank expects...
The Economic Times  Aug 27  Comment 
Top ten stocks that saw a drop in retail holdings in double digits during the quarter ended June 30 included Ashima, Shree Rama Newsprint, MIC Electronics.
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A U.K. judge's ruling takes the deciding votes out of the hands of major shareholders.
Financial Times  Aug 26  Comment 
Yellen’s rate rise comments reinforced by Fischer as bank seeks to prepare markets for possible move
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One day after a short seller claimed that St. Jude Medical Inc's heart implants are vulnerable to deadly cyber attacks, investors appear most concerned about whether the accusation...




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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]

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