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- v. To invest incorrectly or unwisely
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"malinvest" labor and capital and recessions are necessary to "clean out" these malinvestments.
Decades of affordable housing policies including CRA created severe malinvest in the nation's housing stock.
After money supply increases by way of credit expansion, businesses malinvest by "overinvesting in higher-stage and durable production processes," Rothbard explained in Real-estate developers by and large use debt financing every step of the way from when they buy the land to when they start construction.
Companies represented in the Dow will continue to malinvest and miss their targets.