Investment (disambiguation)

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  • In finance, Investment is the commitment of money or capital to purchase financial instruments or other assets.

The term can also refer to:

  • In economics, fixed investment (the purchasing of machinery, etc.) or inventory investment, the purchasing or other accumulation of goods inventories
  • Investment casting, an industrial process based on and also called lost-wax casting, one of the oldest known metal-forming techniques
  • Investment (military), the military tactic of surrounding an enemy fort (or town) with armed forces to prevent entry or escape
  • Investment (film), an upcoming film
  • Invest (meteorology), a designated area of disturbed weather that is being monitored for tropical cyclone development
  • Cathexis, also known as investment, a psychoanalytic term describing an investment of libido.
  • INVEST, a mnemonic for the quality characteristics of a user story, e.g. in agile software projects.