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Investment

Investment is a term with several closely related meanings in finance and economics.

  • In theoretical economics, investment means the production of capital goods - goods which are not consumed but instead used in future production. Examples include building a railroad, or a factory, clearing land, or putting oneself through college.

See also: Financial economics

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