investment risk


Probability that an actual return on an investment will be lower than the investor's expectations. All investments have some level of risk associated it due to the unpredictability of the market's direction.

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The investment risk was fully communicated to the client who happily accepted the risk as he was focused on the upside.

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When it comes rules of engagement in the stock market there is always an investment risk that is always to be considered.

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Investors must realize that despite their lofty yields both BDCs and REITs carry significant investment risk during a period of rising interest rates.

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