InvestorsThis definition makes no distinction between those in the primary and secondary markets. That is, someone who provides a business with capital and someone who buys a stock are both investors. An investor who owns a stock is a shareholder.

The assumption of risk in anticipation of gain but recognizing a higher than average possibility of loss. The term “speculation” implies that a business or investment risk can be analyzed and measured, and its distinction from the term “investment” is one of degree of risk. It differs from gambling, which is based on random outcomes.

Investors can include stock traders but with this distinguishing characteristic: investorsare owners of a company which entails responsibilities



Investors might also be classified according to their styles. In this respect, an important distinctiveinvestor psychology trait is risk attitude.

Notable earnings: AutoZone (NYSE:(AZO), Adobe (NASDAQ:(ADBE), Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:(BBBY) on September 19; General Mills (NYSE:(GIS) and Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:(FARM) on September 20; Presidio (NASDAQ:(PSDO) and Scholastic (NASDAQ:(SCHL) on September 21; Finish Line (NASDAQ:(FINL) and CarMax (NYSE:(KMX) on September 22. Forex Investors Buzz Stocks next week   IPOs expected to price: Zai Lab (Pending:(ZLAB), (Pending:(DESP),
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Week Ahead September 18 Next week the most important events will be US Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings and UK Prime Minister May speech on Brexit in Florence. Other key data include US flash PMIs, housing statistics and current account; UK retail trade and CBI factory orders; the Eurozone flash PMIs, consumer
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Investors remain negative Expectations that the Bank of England will take a more hawkish stance at its policy meeting this week have lifted sterling from two-month lows ploughed at the end of August, offsetting concerns about a slowing economy and a lack of progress in the Brexit negotiations. Stronger-than-expected inflation data on Tuesday fuelled those
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Stocks watch  Hurricane Irma watch: the impact of Hurricane Irma will begin to be looked after out in the course of the week because the volume of hurricane harm will become clearer. There might be greater volatile buying and selling with coverage shares which includes travelers (nyse:(trv), progressive (nyse:(pgr), allstate (nyse:(all), chubb (nyse:(cb), renaissance (nyse:(rnr)
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Forex Investors Buzz Week Ahead The week ahead in the US, the most important events will be inflation rate, retail trade, industrial production and the preliminary reading of Michigan consumer sentiment. Elsewhere, the BoE will announce its interest rate decision; the UK will release inflation, unemployment, and wage growth; the Eurozone industrial production; China industrial
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