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Capital is production inputs consisting of technology, tools, information, and physical facilities.

Capital is the long-term funds contributed to a bank primarily by its owners, consisting mainly of stock, reserves, and retained earnings.

Capital is broadly defined, capital represents the tools which people use when they work, in order to make their work more productive and efficient. That means, capital is the total of tools, equipment, machinery, and buildings used to produce goods and services. Under capitalism, capital can also refer to a sum of money invested in a business in hopes of generating profit. In this case capital does not refer simply to money. Money by itself is not productive: but when it purchases drills, computers,forklifts, and the building to place them in it becomes productive.

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