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 From wearable activity trackers to fantasy e-sports, technology is transforming the way athletes train for the game and fans engage with their teams. With all of this momentum VCs are swinging for the fences. Investors have spent over $1 billion...
Forbes  Apr 24  Comment 
Two of Wall Street’s most revered giants -- Credit Suisse and Bank of America Merrill Lynch -- are recommending investors buy oil and gas stocks now. They believe oil prices have bottomed as producers scaled back output significantly and when...
The Australian  Apr 24  Comment 
Slater & Gordon yesterday said retail shareholders would receive just 1c for each share entitlement sold in an auction this week.
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As access to mainland-listed ‘A shares’ expands, there are questions about tax on gains from 2009 through last year.
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MarketWatch  Apr 24  Comment 
There’s almost no more cash available that can push the stock market higher, says Mark Hulbert.




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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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