What is Capital Investment?

Legal Definition
Money invested into a business with the expectation that the money will be recovered through future profits. Generally, the money is used for capital expenditures as opposed to daily working capital.
Legal Definition
Investment is the commitment of money or capital to purchase financial instruments or other assets in order to gain profitable returns in the form of interest, income {dividend}, or appreciation of the value of the instrument. It is related to saving or deferring consumption.