Originally Posted by RedNeckRaider
I think he answered you very clearly~
No, it wasn't. I am talking about measuring spending by profit versus ROI. The private sector doesn't decide whether to invest in a plant based on how much money the project will make today and if they can afford to spend it. They calculate based on all direct AND indirect cash flows over the length of the project. Even struggling companies invest in positive ROI projects even if that means heavily levering with debt to do it.