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Forbes  52 min ago  Comment 
We believe the recent investor reaction stems from unrealistic expectations which had raised the market valuation to very high levels, and not due to any weakness in the company’s business model. Twitter actually raised its guidance for revenue...
TechCrunch  3 hrs ago  Comment 
 Investments in real estate tech are on the upswing in the wake of some billion dollar exits this year. Following Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia for $3.5 billion in July and News Corp’s $950 million purchase of Realtor.com-parent Move Inc. in...
Wall Street Journal  9 hrs ago  Comment 
European stocks rebounded, but investors remained cautious, still digesting the results of bank stress tests while keeping a close eye on the U.S., where the Federal Reserve kicked off a two-day policy meeting.
The Economic Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Analysts are of the view that while the results are inline, the valuations are high and investors should think of buying the stock are better entry points.




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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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