1. investment trust a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
  2. unit investment trust a regulated investment company consisting of professional managers who issue redeemable securities representing a portfolio of many different securities
  3. investment advisor someone who advises others how to invest their money
  4. investment adviser someone who advises others how to invest their money
  5. investment funds money that is invested with an expectation of profit
  6. fixed investment trust an investment trust that can buy only those securities listed when the trust was organized
  7. investment firm a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
  8. investment letter a letter of intent saying that a letter security is being bought for investment and not for resale; avoids need for SEC registration
  9. investment laying out money or capital in an enterprise
  10. investment banker a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities
  11. testamentary trust a trust that is created under a will and that becomes active after the grantor dies
  12. investment company a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
  13. Real Estate Investment Trust an investment trust that owns and manages a pool of commercial properties and mortgages and other real estate assets; shares can be bought and sold in the stock market
  14. involuntary trust a trust created by a court (regardless of the intent of the parties) to benefit a party that has been wrongfully deprived of its rights
  15. vested interest (law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another
  16. investiture the ceremonial promotion of a person to an office or rank
  17. investigator someone who inquires carefully
  18. investigatory designed to find information or ascertain facts
  19. voting trust an agreement whereby persons owning stock with voting powers retain ownership while transferring the voting rights to the trustees
  20. indictment an accusation of wrongdoing

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