An individual who commits money to investment products with the expectation of financial return. Generally, the primary concern of an investor is to minimize risk while maximizing return, as opposed to a speculator, who is willing to accept a higher level of risk in the hopes of collecting higher-than-average profits.

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The internet has made it really easy for the every day man to become an investor in the stock market.

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The investor insisted on a bigger equity share in order to invest the amount of money the company was asking for.

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The investor simply required some updates periodically to be kept fully in the loop and feel as though both parties were operating in good faith.

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fully distributed issue financial asset securitization investment trust (FASIT)