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Any investment can be high risk if you don't understand the investment and how it works. Professional stock market investors looking for long-term investments will examine the fundamentals of a company, its balance sheets, board meeting minutes, and perhaps even meet with the president and get a tour of the operation before making a decision to purchase ...


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It terms of level of risk, from what I've seen the broad risk is comparable to broad equities (returns in the 7-15% range), but rather then the level of risk, real estate presents different risks than bonds of equity. The benefit of this is that real estate is a diversifying asset when combined with bonds and equity, since the odds of "bad things" happening ...


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Even if you own a roulette wheel, letting a gambler bet you your entire net worth (or even sizeable % of it) in a single wager is a very high risk thing to do, despite the fact you have a clear edge and will win over time in a very stable manner as they make repeat bets. The main problem for investors outside of people already sitting on millions+ is it is ...


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