portfolio risk

Definition

Chance that combination of assets or units within individual group of investments fail to meet financial objectives. In theory, portfolio risk can be eliminated by successful diversification.

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You need to know how much portfolio risk you have and try to make sure that it is not ever to much.

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I did not want to take any portfolio risk, so I decided to change up the strategy and do something else instead.

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Unforeseeable changes in the stock market can greatly affect an investor's portfolio risk, one must do plenty of research to minimize any losses.

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