Investment

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In general, to invest is to distribute money in the expectation of some benefit in the future – for example, investment in durable goods, in real estate by the service industry, in factories for manufacturing, in product development, and in research and development.wikipedia
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Rate of return

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In finance, the benefit from investment is called a return. Investors generally expect higher returns from riskier investments.
In finance, return is a profit on an investment.

Interest

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The return may consist of a profit from the sale of property or an investment, or investment income including dividends, interests, rental income etc., or a combination of the two.
Interest differs from profit, in that interest is received by a lender, whereas profit is received by the owner of an asset, investment or enterprise.

Investment strategy

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Investors, particularly novices, are often advised to adopt a particular investment strategy and diversify their portfolio.
In finance, an investment strategy is a set of rules, behaviors or procedures, designed to guide an investor's selection of an investment portfolio.

Diversification (finance)

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Investors, particularly novices, are often advised to adopt a particular investment strategy and diversify their portfolio.
A common path towards diversification is to reduce risk or volatility by investing in a variety of assets.

Portfolio (finance)

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Investors, particularly novices, are often advised to adopt a particular investment strategy and diversify their portfolio.
In finance, a portfolio is a collection of investments held by an investment company, hedge fund, financial institution or individual.

Tertiary sector of the economy

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In general, to invest is to distribute money in the expectation of some benefit in the future – for example, investment in durable goods, in real estate by the service industry, in factories for manufacturing, in product development, and in research and development.
Indeed, some, such as consultants and providers of investment services, offer no guarantees of the value for price paid.

Saving

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An investor may bear a risk of loss of some or all of their capital invested, whereas in saving the risk of loss in the value that is stated on a coin or note is normally remote.
In terms of personal finance, saving generally specifies low-risk preservation of money, as in a deposit account, versus investment, wherein risk is a lot higher; in economics more broadly, it refers to any income not used for immediate consumption.

Finance

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In finance, the benefit from investment is called a return.
Finance is a field that is concerned with the allocation (investment) of assets and liabilities over space and time, often under conditions of risk or uncertainty.

Capital (economics)

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An investor may bear a risk of loss of some or all of their capital invested, whereas in saving the risk of loss in the value that is stated on a coin or note is normally remote.
By contrast, investment, as production to be added to the capital stock, is described as taking place over time ("per year"), thus a flow.

Insurance

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These intermediaries include pension funds, banks, and insurance companies.
By investing the premiums they collect from insured parties

Investor

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Investors generally expect higher returns from riskier investments.
Investment

Benjamin Graham

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Warren Buffett and Benjamin Graham are notable examples of value investors.
Graham exhorted the stock market participant to first draw a fundamental distinction between investment and speculation.

Capital accumulation

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Capital accumulation
Capital accumulation (also termed the accumulation of capital) is the dynamic that motivates the pursuit of profit, involving the investment of money or any financial asset with the goal of increasing the initial monetary value of said asset as a financial return whether in the form of profit, rent, interest, royalties or capital gains.

Foreign direct investment

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Foreign direct investment
A foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment in the form of a controlling ownership in a business in one country by an entity based in another country.

List of countries by gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP

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List of countries by gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP
This is the list of countries by gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP. Gross fixed investment is defined as total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories, machinery, equipment, dwellings, and inventories of raw materials, which provide the basis for future production.

Socially responsible investing

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Socially responsible investing
Socially responsible investing (SRI), or social investment, also known as sustainable, socially conscious, "green" or ethical investing, is any investment strategy which seeks to consider both financial return and social/environmental good to bring about a positive change.

Intermediary

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Investments are often made indirectly through intermediary financial institutions.
Common usage includes the insurance, and financial services industry where e.g. mortgage brokers, insurance broker, and financial advisers offer intermediation services in the supply of financial products such as mortgage loans, insurance, and investment products.

Mortgage investment corporation

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Mortgage investment corporation
A mortgage investment corporation or MIC is an investment and lending company designed specifically for mortgage lending (primarily residential mortgage lending) in Canada.

Outline of economics

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List of economics topics
Investment

Time value of money

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Time value of money
It also underlies investment.

Debt

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A high proportion of debt, reflected in a high debt-to-equity ratio, tends to make a company's earnings, free cash flow, and ultimately the returns to its investors, more risky or volatile.
Companies also use debt in many ways to leverage the investment made in their assets, "leveraging" the return on their equity.

SICAV

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They may pool money received from a number of individual end investors into funds such as investment trusts, unit trusts, SICAVs, etc. to make large-scale investments.
Investment

Asset

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Asset
2) Short-term investments – include securities bought and held for sale in the near future to generate income on short-term price differences (trading securities).

Earnings

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A high proportion of debt, reflected in a high debt-to-equity ratio, tends to make a company's earnings, free cash flow, and ultimately the returns to its investors, more risky or volatile.
Non-routine profits are essential to warrant the high investments needed for high-technology industries.

Durable good

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In general, to invest is to distribute money in the expectation of some benefit in the future – for example, investment in durable goods, in real estate by the service industry, in factories for manufacturing, in product development, and in research and development.