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Definition of

investment company

Stockholding & Investments

firm investing money of several investors a company that pools for investment the money of several investors.

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Definitions of ’investment company’ and meaning of ’investment company’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’investment company’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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