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Aggressive Investment Strategy

An investment strategy in which one takes higher risks in order to achieve higher returns. One using an aggressive investment strategy often seeks to invest in young industries with high growth potential, rather than low-risk, low-yield vehicles. For example, during a market bubble, aggressive investors are more likely to make speculative investment than to buy Treasury bonds.

aggressive

Of or relating to an investment philosophy that seeks to achieve above-average returns by accepting above-average risks. An example of an aggressive investment posture would be confining one's investments to the common stocks of companies in young industries with high growth potential. Likewise, seeking high current yields by purchasing bonds issued by financially weak companies is an example of aggressive investing.
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Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and one of the investigators on the Phase 2/3 study commented, "Agitation and Aggression are a major cause of distress and disease burden in Alzheimer's Disease.
The Palestinian Authority became a member at the ICC on the 1 st of April to investigate crimes allegedly committed during the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip during the summer of 2014, a step pursued by President Mahmoud Abbas following the United Nations failure to approve a draft resolution calling for the end of occupation and establishment of a Palestinian state within three years.
Last May in Nature, Anderson's team described a small group of neurons that specifically escalate aggression.
Additionally, the probability of aggression in children spiked when they were younger and decreased as they grew older, findings showed.
Bushman indicates there are other forces driving the continued public debate on the effects of violent media: journalists reporting violent media research in a way that increases uncertainty; media industries having a vested interest in keeping the public uncertain about the link between violent media and aggression; the motivation of violent media consumers to deny they are affected; and a few media researchers who repeatedly claim that violent media does not increase aggression.
Stewart-Williams (2002) used multiple vignettes in which the aggressor and the target were varied between male and female, and the level of aggression was shouting or shouting and then bumping into the target of the aggression.
Mikdad affirmed that Syria considers the Israeli aggression against Gaza and Palestine as an aggression against it because Syria has always been the main defender of the Palestinian issue, therefore the terrorist aggression against Syria is also an aggression against Palestine.
NNA - Future Parliamentary bloc head, Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora, called upon Palestinians to take after the Lebanese experience in facing 2006 aggression and cling to national unity to succeed in confronting the Israeli aggression against Gaza Strip.
Summary: The Lebanese Forces Thursday condemned Israeli aggression toward Gaza, warning the international community that a prolonged crisis would plunge the entire region into chaos.
ASK THE EXPERT Q"MY THREE-YEAR-OLD son hits, bites and kicks a lot, and yet his older brother has rarely shown any signs of aggression.
ADR ERIC LACOURSE, an associate professor at the University of Montreal, who recently led a study into aggression in toddlers, says: "Onset, frequency and duration of physically aggressive behaviours stems from genetic factors and is weakly related to shared environmental factors such as watching violent cartoons or witnessing domestic strife.
22 ( ANI ): A new study has found that the development of physical aggression in toddlers is strongly associated genetic factors and to a lesser degree with the environment.