A few European pension funds have changed their investment policies.
Amazon.com had to write down its investment in the daily deal company by $169 million in the most recent quarter.
That resulted in an investment bubble in new distilleries that mirrored the real estate bubble.
That fall, when Hakamian tried to claim his investment to finish paying for dental school, he was given nothing but promises.
Meditating could help you pause and think logically before your next big purchase or investment.
These measures were consequent on the investment of Bayonne.
As an investment, these possessions were extremely unremunerative.
Our investment, our training, our planning --all are paying off.
Mark Twain made his first investment in Redding that spring.
Care will be taken that the investment shall not reach three hundred thousand, or pass far beyond two hundred and fifty thousand.
1590s, "act of putting on vestments" (a sense now found in investiture); later "act of being invested with an office, right, endowment, etc." (1640s); and "surrounding and besieging of a military target" (1811); see invest + -ment. Commercial sense is from 1610s, originally of the finances of the East India Company; general use is from 1740 in the sense of "conversion of money to property in hopes of profit," and by 1837 in the sense "amount of money so invested; property viewed as a vehicle for profit." For evolution of commercial senses, see invest.
The purchase of property with the expectation that its value will increase over time.