But investors can too often also be speculators, seeking profits on bond trades affecting millions of families and jobs.
An investor is seeking a profit on his bond trade. A speculator is seeking a profit on his bond trade.
So, umm, what\’s the dividing line?
In Guardianspeak it\’s obvious of course: an investor is someone putting their money somewhere the Guardian approves of, a speculator is someone putting their money somewhere The Guardian does not approve of.
But out here in the real world: where is that dividing line?