Value At Risk. A technique which uses the statistical analysis of historical market trends and volatilities to estimate the likelihood that a given portfolio's losses will exceed a certain amount.

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If you enter the stock market, you must weigh your options with your VAR as you could have a lot to lose.

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You need to make sure that you do the right thing when dealing with the var so that you know you are doing right.

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I had to determine the var and I did not want to because it dealt with losses and I hated doing that kind of thing.

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