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- for a business, capitalists are a cost,
- "excess" profits go to the entrepreneurs who created the business,
- competition eliminates these entrepreneurial profits over time, and
- the primary beneficiary of capital investment are workers.
Historically, capitalists have only gotten about a 5% yearly return on their money.