Example sentences for: investments

How can you use “investments” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Firms producing computers and semiconductors have achieved substantial operating efficiencies and high rates of return on capital investments in recent years, despite a large expansion in their capital stock.

  • At the same time, the government does not always effectively plan, procure, and implement major technology investments.

  • Expenses included in calculating net cost for education and training programs that are intended to increase or maintain national economic productive capacity shall be reported as investments in human capital as required supplementary stewardship information accompanying the financial statements of the Federal Government and its component units.

  • Other stories getting lots of front and front-section space include: the federal anti-trust suit brought against Intel for allegedly withholding technical data from such companies as Digital and Compaq as punishment for not licensing their technology to the chip maker; the decision of the European Union--and soon, it's reported, of the U.S. too--to ban new investments in Serbia and to freeze its foreign assets as a sanction against Serbia for its latest military actions against Albanians in Kosovo; and the agreement by Honda and Ford to pay $24.

  • The U.S. government harshly condemns Canada's Cuban investments, and several large Canadian firms with U.S. ties have stayed out of Cuba for fear of reprisals from the United States.


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