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Capital

Money that one has invested. For example, one uses capital when building a factory to make a new product. Likewise, one uses capital when one buys a single share of a stock. Free flow of capital into investments is thought to be a major component of economic growth. Generally speaking, businesses can only expand when they are able to raise capital from investors or borrow it from a bank or through a bond issue. See also: Capitalization, Capitalism.

Capital.

Capital is money that is used to generate income or make an investment. For example, the money you use to buy shares of a mutual fund is capital that you're investing in the fund.

Companies raise capital from investors by selling stocks and bonds and use the money to expand, make acquisitions, or otherwise build the business.

The term capital markets refers to the physical and electronic environments where this capital is raised, either through public offerings or private placements.

capital

  1. the funds invested in a BUSINESS in order to acquire the ASSETS which the business needs to trade. Capital can consist of SHARE CAPITAL subscribed by SHAREHOLDERS or LOAN CAPITAL provided by lenders.
  2. GOODS such as plant, machinery and equipment which are used to produce other goods and services. See CAPITAL STOCK, INVESTMENT.

capital

the contribution to productive activity made by INVESTMENT in physical capital (for example, factories, offices, machinery, tools) and in HUMAN CAPITAL (for example, general education, vocational training). Capital is one of the three main FACTORS OF PRODUCTION, the other two being LABOUR and NATURAL RESOURCES. Physical (and human) capital make a significant contribution towards ECONOMIC GROWTH. See CAPITAL FORMATION, CAPITAL STOCK, CAPITAL WIDENING, CAPITAL DEEPENING, GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION, CAPITAL ACCUMULATION.

capital

(1) In architecture, the top part of a column.(2) In finance: (a) All the accumulated goods, possessions, and assets used for the production of income and wealth. (b) The amount invested in business.
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In 1992, the recycling program for GSA's National Capital Region generated more than $100,000 from the sale of recyclable material and saved more than $60,000 in dumping fees.
The American Red Cross in the National Capital Region is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, and provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people in the local community prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters and other life-threatening emergencies.
Several parts of North India, including Delhi and the adjoining National Capital Region, have been witnessing a dense fog and fall in temperature, affecting the normal life besides rail and road traffic.
I'm very pleased to welcome Scott to the GSA leadership team in the National Capital Region, said GSA Administrator Emily Murphy.
The National Capital Bank of Washington is headquartered on Capitol Hill, with a second branch located in Friendship Heights, a residential mortgage and commercial lending office, as well as a wealth management services office.
Earnings on an increasing deposit volume and gains on sales of securities offset the declining net interest margins to enable NCB to achieve the best quarterly earnings in our Bank's 123 year history," says Richard Didden, Chairman and CEO of The National Capital Bank.
New Delhi [India], Jan 29 ( ANI ): As the intense cold wave and dense fog continued to engulf the national capital and its neighbouring regions on Monday, the train services were hampered.
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Canberra Tree Week encourages Canberrans to explore, experience and celebrate the beautiful trees and forests of our National Capital through tree-themed activities for all ages.
National Capital Bank of Washington reported net income of USD1,310,000 for the three months ended June 30, 2016, compared to USD782,000 for the three months ended June 30, 2015, the company said.
Majority of those arrested were in the National Capital Region.

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