Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who invests money in order to make a profit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who invests.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who invests or makes an investment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns

Etymologies

invest +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Now on the earning side of the trade, the investor is also hoping that the price will appreciate in order to make further gains on the transaction.

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  • While these stress tests restored short term investor confidence, their long term impact has been uneven, especially in Europe, in part due to different financial market perceptions about the credibility of assumptions used and remedial actions announced in conjunction, and subsequent events.

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  • There are about 100 million Americans today who are members of what I call investor class.

    CNN Transcript Jul 1, 2008

  • "For a long-term investor, that is a concern, as Google gets stronger and stronger and puts more resources into this market."

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The parties found that Jensen had posted about 450 comments on the Yahoo! message board primarily under the alias 'investor.texas' over a period of about two months.

  • Any diversified manager that is unable to adapt his / her strategy beyond a sector is not a good manager for the long-term investor, which is why their funds live or die by "fast money" money flows.

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  • In this article, he outlines what he calls his investor's manifesto or rules he lives by in his investment life.

    The Dividend Guy Blog

  • Invest in cash, and, with a historic yield of 5% and historic inflation of 3%, an investor is guaranteed to fail, unless he or she considers 2% a good real return -- Generating $20,000 from a $1mm portfolio.

    Safe Investing, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • In a bid to "appropriately balance its portfolio as a long-term investor, CIC increasingly channeled its investments into private equity, real estate, infrastructure and direct concentrated investments," the report said.

    CIC May Co-Invest With Blackstone in Loan Portfolio

  • He also said the company is seeking a long-term investor that believes in the company's strategy or a partner that could help further develop its growth.

    A $3 Billion Deal Ends Spanish Feud

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