Simple prospect

Simple prospect

An investment opportunity in which only two outcomes are possible.

Simple Prospect

An investment in which only one of two outcomes is possible. For example, buying a stock is usually a simple prospect. The investment will either make money or lose money. This contrasts with other investments, such as an option, which has at least four possible outcomes.
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Baram's book goes beyond Oslo-based talking points to show that any mutually amenable version of Israel's future is hardly a simple prospect; the hope that once made peace seem imminent is no longer there, he shows.
Behind the technical language of Exocloud's business lies a simple prospect - that of boosting a company's computing power while at the same time saving it money.
Norwich have yet to win this season and should offer up the relatively simple prospect of three points and Alan Pardew's men could quite easily match the points on offer with goals in a 3-0 home win which pays 14-1.
The magazine has been a lifestylist for ' fun, fearless females.' She celebrates the recent poster girls of change: " Many years ago, relationships were a rather simple prospect.
But attempting to domesticate a wild animal is no simple prospect, and when Satchi's efforts put Little Star in jeopardy, she must summon all her courage to rescue him!
On a personal note, Sweeney is relishing the simple prospect of getting into action following a summer of tough physical preparation ahead of the World Cup.
Communists should work to control the culture; once the culture was changed, a revolution would be a simple prospect. Gramsci's theory was absorbed by the Frankfurt School, a group of German refugees from fascism who disseminated their doctrines in American universities during the 1950s and 1960s.
If you do make an error, however, it is a very simple prospect to press the escape key (or click the mouse) and back yourself out of it to try again.
Trying to reenter her old life makes her realize that moving on is not a simple prospect. She suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, making the narrative all the more real.
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