Pat Turner shows off his new chipping machine in 1978. He operated a company, Turner’s Tree Services, and the machine was an investment which allowed him to provide better services to his customers. However if one of his customers had bought the machine to use around their own garden, this would be considered by economists as a ‘final consumer good’, not an investment.
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