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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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He emphasized that he would work to prevent the repetition of the past events, so that the country can withstand in its struggle against the aggressor.
Therefore, determining the family variables (parental stress, parental competence, and parenting style) of children who are victims and aggressors of bullying/cyberbullying will allow us to study in greater depth the influence of family context on peer victimization/aggression.
Men in the male aggressor condition read the following scenario: Imagine that you and your friends are enjoying a couple of alcoholic beverages when you get a text inviting you to a "CEO and Office Hoes" party.
An aggressor state may assume the first step of its gradualist approach has a high likelihood of success.
It seemed like (the aggressor pilot was) King Kong on the block," Anderson said.
The defense of the common good requires that an unjust aggressor be rendered unable to cause harm.
We can engage possible aggressors through our missile systems," Arevalo said.
Nor did he say how to stop the unjust aggressor, but he did say, "I don't say bomb, make war" Rather, "the means by which he may be stopped should be evaluated.
In retaliating, the victim (or an agent on his behalf) might harm or kill innocent people in the process, but all such destruction is the moral responsibility of the aggressor.
There is a safe green zone where an aggressor can't be touched--that again would be in hearings or other orchestrated events.
In their experiments, Yasuhiro Kanakogi and colleagues from Kyoto University and Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan showed infants an aggressive 'social interaction' between a blue ball that attacked and violently crushed a yellow cube and found that the babies preferentially reached for the victim rather than the aggressor.
Astin Martin Ralph-Smith, 24, told a jury he was not the aggressor and had not laid a finger on the other driver - apart from pushing him away.