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The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth.
I'm primarily just an investor.
The average investor's return is significantly lower than market indices due primarily to market timing.
I love what the Valley does. I love company building. I love startups. I love technology companies. I love new technology. I love this process of invention. Being able to participate in that as a founder and a product creator, or as an investor or a board member, I just find that hugely satisfying.
When you're an investor, you can look at the quantitative and qualitative elements of an investment, but there's a third aspect: What you feel in your gut.
The U.S. is the biggest investor in research and development in the world. It has the best universities. Keeping them supplied with the best talent is essential.
An entrepreneur must pitch a potential investor for what the company is worth as well as sell the dream on how much of a profit can be made.
It's not unusual for a would-be entrepreneur to get turned down half a dozen times before finding a willing investor - yet in most companies, it takes only one 'nyet' to kill a project stone dead.
It all comes down to interest rates. As an investor, all you're doing is putting up a lump-sump payment for a future cash flow.
One thing on psychology, which we've always known, is that every investor says they're long-term - and they are until the market takes a hit.
We're getting hurt, but I'm a long-term investor.
Al-Waleed bin Talal
Investor demand for distressed property has been healthy, as rents rise to levels that can cover investors' costs while they wait for properties to appreciate. Giving investors a small tax break should further juice up demand, supporting prices for distressed homes and the market in general.
As an investor, what we're not looking for is 'oh this is a cool app,' it's 'is this something that can become a big business?' You need to find those that can become real businesses.
The institutional investor remains the bigger influence on individual trades simply because the institutional investor has more money to support the order and that will have more of an impact on the stock.
For investor confidence, it is important that there is certainty about the future of Ireland in E.U.
Jose Manuel Barroso
What I'm trying to say is that for the average investor, what I would encourage them to do is to understand that there's inflation and growth. It can go higher and lower and to have four different portfolios essentially that make up your entire portfolio that gets you balanced.
I like putting my money into things like food and shelter. I'm probably a bad example of an investor.
South Africa's increasingly, for example, the largest foreign investor in various other parts of Africa.
Kai-Fu's Innovation Works is the top very-early-stage fund in China. We are proud to be an investor, and hope that IW will help to produce in China companies on the scale of Facebook, Zynga, or Groupon.
The United States has the best, deepest, widest, and most transparent capital markets in the world which give you, the investor, the ability to buy and sell large amounts at very cheap prices. That is a good thing.
Nothing turns off an investor more than when an entrepreneur comes in with a ridiculous valuation.
If you're a retail investor, you have set aside some of your hard-earned money for investment or to create a nest egg, for your kids or family.
I am not criticizing investing in the stock market; I am an investor.
I'm an investor in MakerBot, which is a good example of the 'thingiverse'. The idea of applying collaboration and rapid iteration to things that we interact with and hold in our hands every day is super revolutionary.
Both from the standpoint of stocks and bonds, an investor wants to go where the growth is.
I've learned there's a big difference between a long-focused value investor and a good short-seller. That difference is psychological and I think it falls into the realm of behavioral finance.
I'm such a long-term investor, I've never really let go and celebrated what I did with the Hubble telescope.
The investor knows quite well that we don't have anymore the widespread terrorism here in Peru.
In questioning initially whether I am a great investor, I open the door to question whether other similarly esteemed public icons like Bill Miller are as well. It seems, perhaps, that the longer and longer you keep at it in this business the more and more time you have to expose your Achilles heel - wherever and whatever that might be.
Whether a tops-down or bottoms-up investor in bonds, stocks, or private equity, the standard analysis tends to judge an investor or his firm on the basis of how the bullish or bearish aspects of the cycle were managed.
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