Investment Risk


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Investment Risk

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