underinvest

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underinvest

(ˌʌndərɪnˈvɛst)
vb (intr)
(Banking & Finance) to invest or lay out insufficient money with the expectation of profit
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In contrast, Europe has underinvested in the past decade.
CDFIs like CRF and its partners play a vital role in the US economy, providing critical access to capital in historically underinvested communities.
The EIBIS shows that many firms underinvested in state-of-the-art and energy efficient capital stock as well as in intangibles (R&D and worker training).
MPs have underinvested in our Armed Forces for decades, but it takes a lot of nerve to make an implicit threat of war in the same week that you are also planning the next round of savage cuts.
Funds are underinvested, says Gero, adding if the price of gold hits $1365, asset allocators and funds will be buying, pushing prices even higher.
Minister Nick Boles said: "For decades, British industry has underinvested in skills, and engineering businesses consistently complain about a shortage of higher technicians.
We have underinvested in some of our basic infrastructure that we rely on for our public health," Obama (http://www.
Still a niche market for timber plantation investors, Sub Saharan Africa remains an underinvested market.
Many hotel owners underinvested in their properties during the recession, Merkel told Columbus CEO magazine, at a time when millennials with high expectations were becoming key customers for hotels.
The hypocrisy of local Lib Dems - who underinvested in our local area for eight years, and back the Tories every day in Parliament while doing nothing about the cost of living or supporting public services - stands in stark contrast.
Some transparent factors that could mean a company is not in great financial shape are if the company really seems underinvested in the show (i.
The results show that agriculture is underinvested and foreign aid has not increased sufficiently to assist developing countries achieve sustainable agriculture; substantial funds are needed to finance the wide range of measures for mitigating and adapting to climate change.