106 Tips about Risk

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People suffer from an illusion of control, that even if things do go wrong, they'll be able to sort them out. A lot of the modern risk-management...
Diversification is a big part of our risk management. An important percentage of Omega’s total capital is our own money and we’re just trying to...
The stock market can close down for a while and it really doesn't matter all that much. The primary function of the stock market is not to finance...
Tags: credit, risk
Academics like to define investment "risk" differently, averring that it is the relative volatility of a stock or portfolio of stocks -- that is,...
Tags: risk, volatility, beta
Before buying a mutual fund, factor in the risks the fund takes to achieve its returns. Read the fund's prospectus and shareholder reports to learn...
A P/E ratio in the 10-20 range is more reasonable for a GARP (Growth at Reasonable Price) investor as it is less expensive and, less risky than a...
Don't trust the regulatory agencies to do their jobs, and don't trust the credit rating agencies either. Neither group looks closely enough to really...
One of the key ways we manage risk is by buying securities for which there are minimal expectations. If expectations are minimal or no one is paying...
Uncertainty in a country's future is directly reflected in exchange rates, since a lack of confidence in a currency makes investing in a currency pair...
If you plan on opening a forex account, be sure you accept the risks associated with forex trading and have plenty of capital to cover potential...
Tags: forex, risk
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