Definitions

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  • noun The characteristic of being risky.

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  • noun a state of danger involving risk

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Examples

  • I do believe it's better to not link reserves to "riskiness" because it basically creates an incentive to hide information about your assets.

    One Ply Look-Ahead, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Other factors such as riskiness of approach, schedule, ease-of-doing business and performance, etc.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • This is true—if you make an unwarranted assumption that the riskiness of bank assets would have been unaffected, or even improved, under higher capital requirements.

    Basel's Capital Gang

  • Banks have generally been cutting their holdings of bonds issued by highly-indebted countries in an effort to reduce the size and riskiness of their balance sheets and build up their reserves.

    Italian, Spanish Bond Yields Rise

  • Medicine has changed since 1987; presumably, so has the riskiness of going without health insurance.

    Myth Diagnosis

  • This is true—if you make an unwarranted assumption that the riskiness of bank assets would have been unaffected, or even improved, under higher capital requirements.

    Basel's Capital Gang

  • Without this clinical testing, there isn't much data to support the viability of the compounds, increasing the riskiness of any deal.

    Abbott Labs Licenses Molecules from Reata

  • In the minutes of its November meeting, the committee said that a focus on such returns takes "little account of the riskiness of the business strategies used to achieve them."

    Banks Still Struggle to Find Happy Returns

  • But bankers and analysts doubt that will happen on a large scale, given the perceived riskiness of such bonds.

    European Banks Rush to Grasp Lifeline

  • Some factors are difficult to measure (like riskiness), others are impossible to know (like distant growth rates) and subtle changes in the assumptions can produce sharply different results.

    How to Profit From Analysts' Stock Recommendations

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