Business / Real Estate / Investment: Money directed toward the purchase, improvement and development of an asset in expectation of income or profits.

Investment Tax Credit

Business / Finance / Investment Tax Credit: Proportion of new capital investment that could be used to reduce a company's tax bill (abolished in 1986). MORE

Investment Company Act Of 1940

Business / Finance / Investment Company Act Of 1940: Legislation that requires investment companies to register with the SEC and that outlines standards by which they must operate. MORE

Diversified Investment Company

Business / Finance / Diversified Investment Company: Dividing investment funds among a variety of securities with different risk, reward, and correlation statistics so as to minimize unsystematic risk. MORE

Investment Trust

Business / Finance / Investment Trust: A closed-end fund regulated by the Investment Company Act of 1940. These funds have a fixed number of shares that are traded on the secondary markets, like corporate stock. The market price may exceed MORE

Investment Philosophy

Business / Finance / Investment Philosophy: The style and general ideology of investment practiced by an investor. Certain investors favor small-capitalization stocks, while others prefer large blue-chip stocks, for example. MORE

Reinvestment Risk

Business / Finance / Reinvestment Risk: The risk that proceeds received in the future may have to be reinvested at a lower potential interest rate. MORE