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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

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

risk

(1) See RISC.

(2) The expectation of loss. Risk is a function of the probability and consequences of harm. See risk assessment.
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* Jessica Risker (record release), Emily Ritz, Ty Maxon: 8:30 p.m.
Risker: Platform Implementation of Complex System Model for Financial Risk Management in Energy Markets.
Drawing on conceptual models of DMNEs, this stream of research assumes that these new players are tempted by, and show greater competitiveness, in risker political environments (Cuervo-Cazurra and Gene 2008).
Results shows that returns of low R square stocks from big size and high BTM ratio (B/H/LR) and returns of low R square stocks from big size and low BTM ratio (B/L/LR) have more returns that those stocks having high R square from big size and high BTM ratio (B/H/HR) and having high R square from big size and low BTM ratio (B/L/HR) Thus low R square stocks are risker stocks and should have to provide more return than these stocks having high R square stock.
CONGRATULATIONS to Paige Risker on returning home from Ireland with a silver medal from the Esker All Female Box Cup.
Millennials in their early 20s tend to be risker drivers than previous generations at the same point in their lives, according to a new report from credit reporting agency TransUnion.
Panels A and B reflect the manager's preference between two risky scenarios where one is relatively risker than the other.
| From left, Germaine (Helen Monks), Mariah (Erin Freeman), Sean (Paul Higgins), Yoko (Molly Risker) and Wyatt (Caden-Ellis Wall) in Raised By Wolves.
The story follows Germaine (Helen Monks) and Aretha (Alex Davies) - a mini Caitlin and Caz respectively - and their younger siblings, including Yoko (Molly Risker), who live in Wolverhampton with their survivalist mum Della (Rebekah Staton) and her dad 'Grampy' (Philip Jackson).
However, while the US unit recovered against the yen and euro Friday, it continued to face headwinds from emerging market currencies, with the upbeat Fed outlook providing dealers with confidence to buy risker, higher-yielding assets.
"He also explains that [PIMCO] was going in different, risker directions and that he was not on board with that.
While large dams have become much risker investement ther still remain much unexploited potential for small hydro projects around the world.