Active Investing

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Definition: Active Investing

Active Investing

Full Definition of Active Investing

A strategy for generating profit from investments that involves continuous buying and selling as part of managing a portfolio, and constantly monitoring the investments within the portfolio for changes in value. Active investing is different from passive investing, which generally involves purchasing and holding long-term investments expected to increase in value, with little to no modification of the portfolio.

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December 03, 2021
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Active Investing. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 03, 2021).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Active Investing are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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