investor

Definition

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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