Nonsystematic Risk

Business / Taxes / Nonsystematic Risk: Nonsystematic risk results from unpredictable factors, such as poor management decisions, successful competitive products, or suddenly obsolete technologies that may affect the securities issued by a particular company or group of similar companies. Portfolio diversification, which means spreading your investment among a number of asset subclasses and individual issuers within those subclasses, can help to counter nonsystematic risk.

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Risk Noun Synonyms: danger, peril, jeopardy, hazard, chance, gamble
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Systematic Risk

Business / Finance / Systematic Risk: An approach involving regular investments in order to take advantage of dollar-cost averaging. MORE

Risk Management Agency

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

Risk Premium

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

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