investment

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1. Money committed or property acquired for future income.
2. Two main classes of investment are (1) Fixed income investment such as bonds, fixed deposits, preference shares, and (2) Variable income investment such as business ownership (equities), or property ownership. In economics, investment means creation of capital or goods capable of producing other goods or services. Expenditure on education and health is recognized as an investment in human capital, and research and development in intellectual capital. Return on investment (ROI) is a key measure of an organization's performance.

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You need to really break down any big potential investment before you decide put to much money in on it.
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You should always know every little detail about any potential investment so that you can be prepared for anything and everything.
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I hoped my investment would pay off in the end because I had put a lot of time and money into it.
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