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Investments

  • By: Helmut K. Anheier
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Investments are a basic feature of the global economy. The term investment or investing refers to a broad and diverse class of economic activity, tools, and instruments whereby assets from a given stock are allocated with the expectation to yield a ...

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