Chasing Returns

Chasing Returns

Slang; the act or practice of taking on more (or excessive) risk in hopes of generating larger gains. For example, an investor who overexposes his portfolio to a security that happens to be bullish is said to be chasing returns. This may or may not turn out well for the investor.
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Meanwhile, investors are encouraged to place increasing emphasis on risk management, rather than chasing returns.
In the good Limes, it is imperative that you assess your risk tolerance and adhere to your comfort level as opposed to chasing returns.
Employers had begun chasing returns for shareholders at the expense of workers' rights and social protection at work.
On more than a couple of occasions, the Scot opted out of chasing returns and conceded the points.
Streamlining the workflow process enables firms to eliminate countless non-billable hours chasing returns or looking for files.
In today's environment as HNWI clients expect their relationships with firms and advisers to create broader, more sustained value than in the pre-crisis years when they were more heavily focused on chasing returns.
So, rather than chasing returns without fully considering the implications we advocate a planned approach to investing mindful of the risks out there.
CHASING returns to Sligo today for the first time in 11 years, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Just chasing returns could get newcomers into trouble, particularly if the market turns around.
Investors seem to have a tendency to "buy high and sell low" chasing returns and selling at the wrong time.
Chasing returns on exotic foreign investments while ignoring growth opportunities in U.
Chasing returns at last to Wolverhampton tomorrow and the big money on offer has attracted some decent horses.