risk aversion

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risk aversion

n
a strong disinclination to take risks
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There is a 50% chance of a 30-year-old being less risk tolerant than the average 45-year-old.
Since there is risk involved in this type of strategy, this avenue should be explored only if you are risk tolerant.
If speculative, risk tolerant investors believe, as we do, that Viprinex[TM] will achieve success in its clinical trials for the indication of ischemic stroke, then the weakness in the value of this Company has provided an excellent opportunity for these investors to accumulate shares.
But for the soft landing believers, who are more risk tolerant, the decision to negotiate an early renewal is fraught with strife and concern about lost future opportunity.
Nexia is a very volatile stock which is viewed favorably by many risk tolerant shareholders, traders and investors.