The Economic Times  4 hrs ago  Comment 
When it comes to future returns, though, Ratan Tata may have reasons to be anxious about the direction in which Mistry was steering the ship.
The Economic Times  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Tata Metaliks fell 5%, Indian Hotels declined 3.2% to Rs 125.65 and Tata Steel dropped 2.5% to Rs 415.50. The Sensex and the midcap index fell 0.3% each.
TechCrunch  Oct 25  Comment 
 In what has become a very competitive landscape for digital music, early pioneer Pandora is trying to remain a leader. The company reported third quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday, giving a glimpse at the current health of their...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 25  Comment 
The bad loans issue appears far from over
Motley Fool  Oct 25  Comment 
The HVAC specialist's pace of growth came as a disappointment to many.
MarketWatch  Oct 25  Comment 
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Forbes  Oct 25  Comment 
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Reuters  Oct 25  Comment 
REUTERS - Wall Street opened little changed on Tuesday as investors assessed quarterly earnings from some big names and awaited results from Apple.
The Economic Times  Oct 25  Comment 
Investors in the US and EU, drove comfort from attractive relative growth and lower rates justifying higher valuations, while those in Asia/India were also sanguine on hopes of a growth recovery.



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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