risk seeking

Definition

Attracted to risk, meaning an investment with a lower expected return but greater risk would be preferable to a no-risk investment with a higher expected return.

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You should try and make sure that you are not doing to much risk seeking or you may get deep under water.

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Some investors are open to risk seeking which means they may invest in a company that poses a risk, but has the potential of a high earnings return.

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Although the investment was incredibly dangerous, Jerry was a risk seeking individual who cared less about the expected return and more about the thrill of chance.

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