investor investor  /ɪn ˈvɛ stər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns

Usage(s):

  1. There's an unpleasant surprise awaiting the last investors to leave a hedge fund.
  2. Big investors are pressuring companies to let them have some input on executive compensation.
  3. Left in Madoff's wake are bankrupt investors, mortified regulators and a raft of unnoticed red flags.

News

  1. Activist Investor Urges Smithfield To Consider Breakup Instead Of Sale

    Activist Investor Urges Smithfield To Consider Breakup Instead Of Sale
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Smithfield Foods investor says sale price is too low

    An investor is urging Smithfield Foods shareholders to turn down an acquisition by Shuanghui International, arguing the deal undervalues America's largest hog farmer and pork processor.        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Daily Press

  3. Investor Presses Smithfield to Carve Itself Up

    An investor owning 5.7% of Smithfield's shares urged the meat producer to consider a breakup.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: FOX Business

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Quotes

  1. Obama told reporters on Tuesday that while bankers shouldn't get rich on the taxpayers' dime, "the rest of us can't afford to demonize every investor or entrepreneur who seeks to make a profit. That drive is what has always fueled our prosperity,...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We welcome confidence in Ford and the progress we are making on our transformation plan. Any investor can purchase Ford shares, which are sold on the open market," Mulally and Ford executive chairman Bill Ford said in a joint statement. "The...
    on Apr 28, 2006 By: Bill Ford Source: 940 News

  3. "The objective here is to get the balance right: Regulation needs to catch up with innovation and help restore investor confidence but not go so far as to create new problems," Paulson said.
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: USA Today

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