Investment Risk


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Investment Risk

Uncertainty about the future benefits to be realized from an investment.

Investment Risk

The risk that an investment will result in a loss. Nearly all investments have some investment risk: a stock may decline; a bond may default, and the underlying asset of a derivative may not behave in a certain way. See also: Return.
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Opportunistic investors can make significant bets on broad market trends and are often able to spread their investment risk across a pool of investments and use hedging techniques and derivatives to mitigate risk.

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