Business / Taxes / Interest-Rate Risk: Interest-rate risk describes the impact that a change in current interest rates is likely to have on the value of your investment portfolio. You face interest-rate risk when you own long-term bonds or bond mutual funds because their market value will drop if interest rates increase. That loss of value occurs because investors will be able to buy bonds with a new, higher interest rate, so they won't pay full price for an older bond paying a lower interest rate.
Business / Agriculture / Risk Management Agency: An independent office within USDA that is responsible for the supervision of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation: the administration and oversight of the federal crop insurance program and any pilo MORE
Business / Finance / Risk Premium: The reward for holding the risky equity market portfolio rather than the risk-free asset. The spread between Treasury and non-Treasury bonds of comparable maturity. MORE