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This comment is akin to installing an oil well in your backyard and saying: "Heck, the oil is free, I just have to pump it up..."

Too often people forget about amortizing the capital costs. Someone once observed that an honest capitalist makes his living by buying future production at today's discounted price (in the form of paying the capital costs), so the people who are doing the work can eat, etc., without having to save up ahead of time. There is always a time gap between the decision to build something productive, and the first of the production - would you like to skip having any income between the time a factory is decided on and the point several years later when it produces?

An honest investor helps with this. The trick is avoiding the conmen, scammers, - - -!
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