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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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"There's no such thing as zero risk. Anyone who pretends [otherwise] is both irresponsible and deceitful."
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equal to a state guarantee, so, a loan issued against such a guarantee will be classified as a zero risk loan.
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The Government has announced yet another new measure to get money to the coal face, but, for reasons that totally defeat me, have entrusted the distribution to the banks, who have demonstrated for the last six years that they will not lend any money except on a zero risk basis, with high administration fees, and then only to middle and large entities.
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