Investment

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  • Institutional investor
    Institutional investor is a term for entities which pool money to purchase securities, real property, and other investment assets or originate loans.
  • World Gold Council
    The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry.
  • Public–private partnership
    A public–private partnership (PPP, 3P or P3) is a government service or private business venture that is funded and operated through a partnership of government and one or more private sector companies.
  • Current asset
    In accounting, a current asset is any asset which can reasonably be expected to be sold, consumed, or exhausted through the normal operations of a business within the current fiscal year or operating cycle (whichever period is longer).
  • Investment fund
    An investment fund is a way of investing money alongside other investors in order to benefit from the inherent advantages of working as part of a group.
  • Securitization
    Securitization is the financial practice of pooling various types of contractual debt such as residential mortgages, commercial mortgages, auto loans or credit card debt obligations (or other non-debt assets which generate receivables) and selling their related cash flows to third party investors as securities, which may be described as bonds, pass-through securities, or collateralized debt obligations (CDOs).
  • Investor relations
    Investor Relations (IR) is a strategic management responsibility that is capable of integrating finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance to enable the most effective two-way communication between a company, the financial community, and other constituencies, which ultimately contributes to a company's securities achieving fair valuation.
  • Business valuation
    Business valuation is a process and a set of procedures used to estimate the economic value of an owner’s interest in a business.
  • Carry (investment)
    The carry of an asset is the return obtained from holding it (if positive), or the cost of holding it (if negative) (see also Cost of carry).
  • Initial public offering
    Initial public offering (IPO) or stock market launch is a type of public offering in which shares of a company usually are sold to institutional investors that in turn, sell to the general public, on a securities exchange, for the first time.
  • Internal rate of return
    The internal rate of return (IRR) or economic rate of return (ERR) is a method of calculating rate of return.
  • Modern portfolio theory
    Modern portfolio theory (MPT), or mean-variance analysis, is a mathematical framework for assembling a portfolio of assets such that the expected return is maximized for a given level of risk, defined as variance.
  • Sarbanes–Oxley Act
    The Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002 (Pub.L. 107–204, 116 Stat. 745, enacted July 30, 2002), also known as the "Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act" (in the Senate) and "Corporate and Auditing Accountability and Responsibility Act" (in the House) and more commonly called Sarbanes–Oxley, Sarbox or SOX, is a United States federal law that set new or expanded requirements for all U.
  • Shell corporation
    A shell corporation is a company which serves as a vehicle for business transactions without itself having any significant assets or operations.
  • Sovereign wealth fund
    A sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is a state-owned investment fund investing in real and financial assets such as stocks, bonds, real estate, precious metals, or in alternative investments such as private equity fund or hedge funds.
  • Seed accelerator
    Seed accelerators, also known as startup accelerators, are fixed-term, cohort-based programs, that include mentorship and educational components and culminate in a public pitch event or demo day.
  • Late trading
    Late trading is trading executed after the standard local national exchanges have closed.
  • Flipping
    Flipping is a term used primarily in the United States to describe purchasing a revenue-generating asset and quickly reselling (or "flipping") it for profit.
  • Life annuity
    A life annuity is an annuity, or series of payments at fixed intervals, paid while the purchaser (or annuitant) is alive.
  • Extended-hours trading
    Extended-hours trading is stock trading that happens either before or after the normal trading hours of a stock exchange, i.
  • Vulture capitalist
    Vulture capitalists are investors that acquire distressed firms in the hopes of making them more profitable so as to ultimately sell them for a profit.
  • Panic selling
    Panic selling is a wide-scale selling of an investment which causes a sharp decline in prices.
  • Diamonds as an investment
    The value of diamonds as an investment is of significant interest to the general public, because they are expensive gemstones, often purchased in engagement rings, due in part to a successful 20th century marketing campaign by De Beers.
  • Investment function
    The investment function is a summary of the variables that influence the levels of aggregate investments.
  • Index fund
    An index fund (also index tracker) is a mutual fund or exchange-traded fund (ETF) with specific rules of construction that are adhered to regardless of market conditions.
  • Silver as an investment
    Silver, like other precious metals, may be used as an investment.
  • Low Exercise Price Option
    A Low Exercise Price Option (LEPO) is an Australian Stock Exchange traded option with a low exercise price that was specifically designed to be traded on margin.
  • Superannuation in Australia
    Superannuation in Australia are the arrangements in place to enable people in Australia to accumulate funds to provide them with income in retirement.
  • Financial sponsor
    A financial sponsor is a private equity investment firm, particularly a private equity firm that engages in leveraged buyout transactions.
  • Real estate investing
    Real estate investing involves the purchase, ownership, management, rental and/or sale of real estate for profit.
  • Buy to let
    Buy-to-let is a British phrase referring to the purchase of a property specifically to let out, that is to rent it out.