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  • n. Plural form of risk.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of risk.


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  • Separating construction, multifamily, and non-farm non-residential loans and employing internal and vendor models, the examiners estimated loss severities relating to the refinancing risks for loans maturing in 2009 and 2010, as well as the term risks for loans with later maturity dates.

    Sam Chandan: The Stress Tests and Commercial Real Estate

  • He noted what he called "risks to the financial market from intense inflows."

    Brazil's Real Falls After Bank Acts

  • "For the rest of Europe I don't think it'll matter much if at all in the longer term, but I fear that a lot of people may be underestimating the short term risks to Europe of a Greek collapse." -- Top News

  • "Classified boards give managers and directors the ability to manage companies with some board continuity without worrying about short term risks and having to be elected," said MacKenzie Partners vice president Paul Schulman. - Top Stories

  • Over and over again in business, I find people refusing to take small short term risks because of fear, thereby passing up huge gains in the longer run. News

  • MILAN, Oct 18 Reuters - Fitch Ratings cut its credit rating on Fiat , citing short-term risks from the Italian carmaker's takeover of U.S peer Chrysler and its reliance on its home market and Brazil.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • "A short term risks some of the same consequences as outright failure to raise the ceiling -- downgraded credit rating, stocks plunge, interest rates spike, etc."

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • Nick Johnson is worth an incentive-laden contract, not a large guarantee, because unathletic, aging (31) and injury-prone players don't add up to good long-term risks, which is the same that you could say about

  • These are long-term risks, meaning years and years of accumulation.

    CNN Transcript Jun 28, 2007

  • One: If there is a reasonably good reason to believe that a procedure might increase certain risks (cancer, depression, etc.) and/or have undesirable side effects, it simply is wrong not to mention those risks and side effects and make sure the patient understands them before performing the procedure.

    ProWomanProLife » Cancer risks and double standards


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