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capitalist

an owner of CAPITAL, who may or may not be directly involved in production. See CAPITALISM AND CAPITALIST MODE OF PRODUCTION.
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And the Western Union, in the endeavor to protect its private lines, became involuntarily a bell-wether to lead capitalists in the direction of the telephone.
Forbes, who came in as a friend of the Bradleys, were the first capitalists who, for purely business reasons, invested money in the Bell patents.
When he asked capitalists for money, they replied that he might as well expect to lease jew's- harps as telephones.
It encouraged the few capitalists who had invested money, and it stirred others to come forward.
There lies your strength and your value--to the capitalist class.
Capitalists have to compete for the accumulation of capital.
It in turn required turning the balance of power between the workers and the capitalists to the favour of the capitalists.
Keywords: Capitalists, Ruling Elite Class, Ideology, Capitalism, Privileged, Colonization, Oppression
Keller shares 5 of the top 10 secrets that capitalists use to garner financial stability and freedom:
Venture capitalists have a target of seven to ten times the return on investment so we have a different risk profile," he said.
An entrepreneur has turned the tables on venture capitalists by creating TheFunded, an online community where heads of start-ups expose devils and saviours in the world of moneyed investors.
Different from the invention capitalists at one extreme of their continuum and the venture capitalists at the other, the innovation capitalists operate in three stages: seek and evaluate, develop and refine, and market.