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Investment

The placement of a particular sum of money in business ventures, real estate, or Securities of a permanent nature so that it will produce an income.

investment

n. the money put into use for profit, or the property or business interest purchased for profit. (See: invest)

investment

noun backing, capital invested, capital outlay, employment of capital, endowment, financial backkng, financing, invested capital, invested money, invested property, loan, loan at interest, outlay, speculation, venture
Associated concepts: investment broker, investment connract, investment security, investment trust
See also: advance, advancement, binder, deputation, equity, expenditure, fund, loan, securities, security, share, stock, venture

investment

the process by which funds are deployed with the object of producing gain, either in the form of income or addition to capital.
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Importantly, net cash from operating and investing activities increased by $522 million to $1.
Statement of Cash Flows January 1, 2012 through september 30, 2012 Operating Activities: Net Income $20,000 Plus Expenses Not Using Cash: Depreciation $10,000 Plus Increases/(Decreases) in Current Liabilities: Trade Payables $20,000 Other Payables ($4,000) Accrued Liabilities $2,000 Less Decreases/(Increases) in Current Assets other Than Cash: Accounts Receivable ($30,000) Inventory ($10,000) CASH FLOW FROM OPERATIONS $8,000 Investing Activities: Plus Sale of Equipment $25,000 Less Purchase of Equipment ($150,000) CASH FLOW FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES ($125,000) Financing Activities: Plus Borrowing $150,000 Minus Repayment of Debt ($50,000) Minus Dividends ($10,000) CASH FLOW FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES $90,000 NET CHANGE IN CASH ($27,000) BEGINNING CASH $50,000 ENDING CASH $23,000
If the former is shown in the section of operating activities, and the latter placed in investing activities, the financial statement reader will not be able to visualize the whole picture of investment strategy.
Net investing activities accounted for 35 percent of total cash inflows in 1999 (17.
Sales and purchases are not netted and are reported in the statement of cash flows as investing activities.
Charlesbanks fundamentals-driven investment approach and its long track record of underwriting successful and diverse private equity investments position the firm well to expand its investing activities in credit.
Following the author's proposal, in order to decontaminate "operating activities," it would follow that either (a) the prior year's tax benefits related to depreciation should have been added to investing activities in those prior years, or (13) the $12,000 reduction in investing activities should be decreased by the accumulated tax benefits related to prior year's depreciation.
Investing activities include disbursement and collection of loans, purchase and sale of investments, and acquisition and disposal of fixed assets.
Investing activities are the acquisition and disposal of long-term assets and other investments that are not included in cash and cash equivalents.
Prior to joining NGP ETP, Bruce was with Allied Capital where he led or co-led the firm's energy investing activities.