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risk

at risk
a. Social welfare vulnerable to personal damage, to the extent that a welfare agency might take protective responsibility

Risk

A measure of the probability of an adverse effect on a population under a well-defined exposure scenario.

risk

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(engineering)
The potential realization of undesirable consequences from hazards arising from a possible event.

risk

The expectation of loss. It is a function of the probability and the consequences of harm. See risk assessment.
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As is the case for home mortgage lending or any other banking activity, whether proprietary trading places the deposit insurance fund at risk depends on the bank's capital, the degree of concentration in its risk exposures, the strength of its risk management systems and internal controls, and the expertise of its personnel, including senior management and risk managers as well as traders.
When you look at risk as an investment decision, figuring out how much risk to retain - and when - gets more complicated.
The Value at Risk of a Portfolio of Currency Derivatives under Worst-Case Distributional Assumptions
The process assessment work we do assures managers that we are looking at risk and controls in every part of the company.
Cash-flow at risk is an effective internal control that allows a board to link management plans and capital position with the company's risk exposure.