La palabra del día: Inversión

Feminine noun. In Business Spanish, inversión refers to the action of spending an amount of money on something to make a profit. E.g.: La inversión privada ha aumentado y el desempleo ha disminuido: Private investment has risen and unemployment has declined.
The verb is invertir. E.g.: Se especializan en clientes con grandes cuentas (el saldo mínimo varía) que desean que su dinero se invierta y gestione a largo plazo: They specialize in clients with large accounts (the minimum balance varies) who want their money invested and managed for the long term. And the the person is el inversor, la inversora ; it is also accepted el/la inversionista.
By the way, inversión also means inversion and invertir invert. dc