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  • Now, as banks rush to de-risk their balance sheets, the sale of mortgage books at a discount to net asset value represents one of Paragon's biggest investment opportunities.

    Paragon Makes Recovery on Home-Grown Virtues

  • Chief Executive Officer Daniel Amos said in Thursday's statement that the effort to "de-risk" the company's investment portfolio will be completed by the end of the year.

    Aflac Takes Loss on Sale of European Debt

  • Photo: REUTERS/David Loh "UBS may decide to dramatically de-risk and shrink the investment bank," Mr. Dutu said.

    UBS Shareholders Push for Deeper Changes

  • "At times like this, most fund managers get anxious, so they de-risk" in order to preserve their capital rather than generate returns, said Mr. Ho, who says his fund is different.

    Hedge-Fund Curbs Add to Asia's Market Tumult

  • "The U.S. and European markets are slowing down, as is China, and auto makers are trying to de-risk their business and make sure they diversify their revenues," said Ammar Master , Bangkok-based manager of auto-research firm J.D. Power & Associates.

    GM to Make Push for Indonesia Hub

  • Focusing on the assumption that boomers will tend to "de-risk" their savings by selling equities for bonds as they approach retirement, the paper looks at the ratio of middle-aged Americans aged 40-49 building equity to the older grouping aged 60-69 shifting toward safer fixed-income bonds.

    Analysis: Baby boomer fears cast another pall over markets

  • In its 529 fund for Rhode Island, AllianceBernstein isn't lowering the risk in its aggressive, age-based portfolios for 10- to 12-year-olds right now, but for 13-year-olds and up, "even though you've defined yourself as aggressive, we still de-risk on your behalf," says Mr. Nikolich.

    529 Plans Roll Out New Perks

  • That was Vestas's message earlier this month when it announced the option agreement, warning that it would only follow through with its project if the British government supplied "public investment support to de-risk and reduce the large infrastructural investments required."

    A Tale of Two Technologies

  • "By adding these independent directors to strengthen the board, we are confident that the right debate will happen to de-risk the company for all stakeholders, including employees, through the rigorous analysis of the options facing it."

    Actelion Is Pressured Over Strategy

  • To de-risk the experience, we offer return insurance on our gown purchases.

    The Aisle New York Launches: Would You Buy Your Wedding Dress Online? (PHOTOS)

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  • Oh dear.

    August 20, 2013

  • Just received an email that had the terms "de-risk" and "incentivize" in one sentence. Could barely read the rest of the missive without losing my lunch. Who thinks of these words? Gah!

    August 19, 2013