The Australian  2 hrs ago  Comment 
A Chinese government-owned company has emerged with nearly 5pc of Australia’s largest dairy company Murray Goulburn.
Motley Fool  Jul 2  Comment 
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Reuters  Jul 2  Comment 
Former shareholders of Dole Food Co pressed a Delaware judge on Thursday to award them a judgment of more than $1 billion for what they claim was a lowball buyout of the company in 2013 by its chief executive, David Murdock.
Benzinga  Jul 2  Comment 
Joel Elconin is the co-host of Benzinga's #PreMarket Prep, a daily trading idea radio show. Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) shares were trading lower by $0.40 (10 percent) at $4.18 in Thursday's session. There is no specific news...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 2  Comment 
Shares of Pantaloons Fashion Retail will remain in focus at the bourses, as big investors sold part of their shares in the company. According to BSE bulk deal data, Future Corporation Reso...
Market Intelligence Center  Jul 2  Comment 
Last week was a slow week ahead of the Greek tragedy and a holiday-shortened week.  Data points were few and far between; I’ll discuss the more important points in the Focus Market section of the report. Given that it’s slow on the news...
The Australian  Jul 2  Comment 
Shareholders could argue they had been misled by the company even if they had not read the company prospectus.



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]


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