An investor allocates capital with the expectation of a future financial return. Types of investments include: equity, debtsecurities, real estate, currency, commodity, derivatives such as put and call options, etc. This 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: investors are owners of a company which entails responsibilities.
Investor AB is a Swedishinvestment company, founded in 1916 and still controlled by the Wallenberg family through their Foundation Asset Management company FAM. The company owns a controlling stake in several large Swedish companies with smaller positions in a number of other firms. At year-end 2013 it had a market value of 190.9 billionkronor (€21.4 billion, $29.4 billion), a discount to the Net Asset Value of 11.4%.
December 31, 2013 (in SEK m.)
Core holdings: 204,705
Financial investments: 32,256
Other assets: 1,560
Total assets: 238,521
Net Asset Value: 215,419
In 1916, new legislation made it more difficult for banks to own stocks in industrial companies on a long-term basis. Investor was formed as an investment part of Stockholms Enskilda Bank, at the time the largest instrument of power in the Wallenberg family.
Investor held shares in the following companies as of 31 December 2013:
ABB - power and automation technology (8.4% stake, 8.4% voting rights)
Liar's dice is a class of dice games for two or more players requiring the ability to deceive and detect an opponent's deception. The genre has its roots in South America, with games there being known as Dudo, Cachito, Perudo or Dadinho; other names include "pirate's dice," "deception dice" and "diception."
In "common hand" liar's dice games, each player has a set of dice, all players roll once, and the bids relate to the dice each player can see (their hand) plus all the concealed dice (the other players' hands). In "individual hand" games, there is one set of dice which is passed from player to player. The bids relate to the dice as they are in front of the bidder after selected dice have been re-rolled. The drinking game version is sometimes called Mexicali or Mexican in the United States; the latter term may be a corruption of Mäxchen ("Little Max"), the name by which a similar game, Mia, is known in Germany, while Liar's dice is known in Germany as Bluff. It is known by various names in Asia.
U.S.EnergySecretaryJennifer Granholm raised concerns about the risks to investors from the energy market initiative during talks with Mexican officials this week. The JP Morgan report, dated Thursday, stressed that the energy bill was likely to pass at some point this year, even if in watered-down form ... .
Teva denies all wrongdoing ... A few weeks ago, a settlement was approved of a derivative action brought against the company over its conduct in the acquisition of Mexican company Rimsa in 2015. Now, Teva has also settled a class action filed against it by investors in the US over the price fixing affair in which the company was allegedly involved.
3 lender to seriously examine the Mexican consumer banking ... And while Mexican government officials have said they have “no bias” toward foreign or local bidders, PresidentAndres Manuel Lopez Obrador has urged domestic investors to “Mexicanize” the bank.
3 lender to seriously examine the Mexican consumer banking unit ... And while Mexican government officials have said they have "no bias" toward foreign or local bidders, PresidentAndres Manuel Lopez Obrador has urged domestic investors to "Mexicanize" the bank.
PresidentAndres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday named GarzaCalderon as a potential bidder https.//www.reuters.com/world/americas/mexico-president-urges-mexican-investors-bid-citi-assets-2022-01-13 after Citigroup said this week it would sell its Citibanamex consumer banking operations, ending a two decade retail presence in Mexico.
Mexico's PresidentAndrés Manuel López Obrador said on Thursday (Friday in Manila) he wanted Mexican investors to buy the local consumer banking business of US giant Citi, which has announced plans to exit ... We're not against foreigners, but we would like this bank to be Mexicanized," he said.