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Forbes  Oct 17  Comment 
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The Economic Times  Oct 17  Comment 
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Market Intelligence Center  Oct 17  Comment 
After rallying at Thursday’s close, U.S. stocks are moving up Friday morning. The S&P 500 is up 1.38% and the Dow is up 1.14%. The number of U.S. housing starts rose to 1,017,000 in September from 957,000 in August. Asian markets were mixed...
The Economic Times  Oct 17  Comment 
Ahead of the results, Axis Bank was trading 1.5 per cent higher at Rs 400.05. It hit a low of Rs 395 and a high of Rs 401.60 in trade today.
USAToday.com  Oct 17  Comment 
Big earnings due out next week won't ease anxiety
Reuters  Oct 17  Comment 
Measuring the point at which investors have exhausted their selling in a market downturn is an inexact science at best, and at its worst akin to sticking a finger in the air to judge shifting winds.
The Economic Times  Oct 17  Comment 
The same markets will start running but the key thing to focus on really is domestic policy making rather than global macro at this stage.




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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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