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Zero Risk

Describing an investment or security in which the return is known with certainty. The certainty generally comes from a supreme amount of confidence in the issuer of the investment; for example, Treasury securities are considered zero risk investments because the United States government is considered the best possible issuer. Critics contend that there is no such thing as a zero risk investment because, in theory, even the US government could default. However, zero risk investments have such a low level of risk that it may be ignored. Zero risk investments usually have a low rate of return and, as a result, are exposed to inflation risk.
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In this retrospective study, both men and women with a waist circumference of less than 100 cm were found to have zero risk for insulin resistance.
The public should be more informed about preharvest food safety while understanding that zero risk is unattainable, according to the report.
In addition, pesticide regulations were restricted to synthetic chemicals and regular monitoring had shown that exposure to the traces in conventional food to be virtually zero risk.
Assuming that her risk of HIV infection outside of the surrogacy arrangement was zero, implantation of the fertilised egg, however much care was taken to reduce the risk of HIV transmission, would result in a higher than zero risk for the woman.
We will not be satisfied with anything short of zero risk to the food supply by substances not approved for human consumption.
Since big buildings must get a return on their investment, with zero risk, there will be zero creative architecture.
The same applies to bank and building society accounts, but if your father wants zero risk then there is less to choose from.
Still, you can't hold equities for 100 years with zero risk.
Construction workers would be at greater risk, and there's no such thing as zero risk,'' said Dr.
I couldn't be clearer that none of this is zero risk, I couldn't be clearer that there will be other cases of people who are in a position of trust which is the most emotive part of this that have not been identified quickly enough and may have continued to offend.
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