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Investor Information

Investment Risk

When you invest, you take a certain amount of risk. Before you invest, you need to understand what the potential risks are, as well as your own attitudes toward risk. This check list should aid you in testing what you know about investments and their risks.

   

Low

Limited

Moderate

High

 1.

Real estate investment trusts

 

 

 

 

 2.

Fixed annuities

 

 

 

 

 3.

Low-rated bonds

 

 

 

 

 4.

Savings accounts

 

 

 

 

 5.

Blue chip stocks

 

 

 

 

 6.

Money market accounts and money market funds

 

 

 

 

 7.

Small company stocks

 

 

 

 

 8.

Mining, precious metals

 

 

 

 

 9.

Conservative mutual funds

 

 

 

 

10.

U.S. Treasury bills

 

 

 

 

11.

Growth stocks

 

 

 

 

12.

Futures, options, and other derivatives

 

 

 

 

13.

Medium-rated corporate, municipal, and zero-coupon bonds

 

 

 

 

14.

U.S. Treasury bonds and notes

 

 

 

 

15.

Certificates of deposit

 

 

 

 

16.

High-rated corporate, municipal, and zero-coupon bonds

 

 

 

 

Answers:

High risk: 3, 8, 12.                Moderate risk: 1,7,11,13.
Limited risk: 5,9,14,16         Low risk: 2,4,6,10,15.
 

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