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Wall Street Journal  Jun 20  Comment 
The popularity of a silver coin emblazoned with a kangaroo among American investors and collectors has prompted Perth Mint to accelerate an expansion to meet U.S. demand.
The Economic Times  Jun 20  Comment 
In the past three years, the scheme has delivered 20.1 per cent returns, while its benchmark Nifty 500 has given 14.5 per cent returns in same period.
The Economic Times  Jun 20  Comment 
Most retail investors, with small investment and lack of patience, often exit from stocks (even if these are blue chips) due to panic when prices drop steeply.
Benzinga  Jun 20  Comment 
On Monday, investors reacted strongly to indications that Britain would remain a part of the European Union. Poll data showed growing support for the "stay" campaign and the Dow closed up 0.73 percent, the S&P 500 up 0.58 percent. Related...
Reuters  Jun 20  Comment 
Facebook Inc shareholders approved a proposal to create a new class of non-voting shares, a move aimed at letting Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg give away his wealth without relinquishing control of the social media company he founded.
Motley Fool  Jun 20  Comment 
The market has been downbeat on sellers of consumer goods. Is it time to panic, or is there good reason to be optimistic?
New York Times  Jun 20  Comment 
The changes are the most significant loosening of market restrictions since India began economic liberalization, with foreigners now permitted to own 100 percent of many companies.




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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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