In finance, security, is a financial asset that:

  • holds some of monetary value,
  • issued by the company or the government agency,
  • represent an ownership interest and provides:
    • an evidence of the debt,
    • a right to share of the earnings of the issuer,
    • a right in the distribution of the property …

Investment portfolio

Investment portfolio is a collection of assets owned by some person, company, institution, etc.

The investment portfolio can include different types of assets, such as real estate property, land plots, cars, gold bars, even planes, yachts or islands.

But most investment portfolios include mainly securities, such as stocks, bonds, mutual …


There are several different meanings of investment, but the main feature is that investment refers to long-term commitment, as opposed to trading or speculating, which are short-term.

Some more common meanings:

  • Investment is the activity of giving money or other resources to receive something useful or desired.

    The simplest type …