A person who invests in financial tools, expecting that they will bring him an income. Especially popular among investors are stocks, bonds, gold, oil, currency and the PAMM. There are short-term investments (when profits should be made within one or two months) and long term (when the investor is going to constantly receive passive income for several years, or it is ready to wait for the moment to make a one-time large and successful transaction). Typically, when drawing up an investment portfolio (see), consult with an investment manager (see) or a company that provides similar services. It is important to review very well the economic situation in the world, so as not to be mistaken with where you are going to invest your money. Read more about how to become an investor in Benjamin Graham's book, "The intelligent investor."