TeachMeFinance.com - explain investment
investment -- Physical investment is the current product set aside during a given
period to be used for future production--in other words, an addition to the stock of capital goods.
As measured by the national income and product accounts, private domestic investment consists of
investment in residential and nonresidential structures, producers' durable equipment, and the change
in business inventories. Financial investment is the purchase of a financial security, such as
a stock, bond, or mortgage. Investment in human capital is spending on education, training, health
services, and other activities that increase the productivity of the workforce. Investment in human
capital is not treated as investment by the national income and product accounts.
Investment -- The purchase of a security, such as a stock or bond.
investment -- an outlay of a sum of money to be used in such a way that a profit or increase in capital may be expected.
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