risk-taker


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risk-taker

An individual who willfully exposes himself or herself to activities that others regard as hazardous.
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If you are a Risk-Taker, you instinctively know how to manage high-risk situations.
The solution indicates the CVA associated with the proposed deal against each counterparty and the acceptability of a deal from a limit control point of view, helping risk-takers select the best counterparty for the deal.
But it's not as simple as risk-taker or not," she adds.
For example, the more conservative investor might recognize the need for some aggressive positions to help the portfolio stay ahead of inflation, while the risk-taker might learn how more conservative investments can reduce overall portfolio volatility without seriously undermining the portfolio's long-term total return.
Nasser is viewed as a risk-taker and an innovator in a traditional industry who can "redirect a corporate icon.
Despite the pejoratives, the fact remains that Drabinsky, a visionary risk-taker, has carved a unique place in the entertainment world.
If you're a risk-taker, you might also want to try rope climbing at Cape Enrage, and the nearby St.
Of course there are still many things about extremes of living and thinking to be gathered from their works, but for Bersani to position himself as a criminal risk-taker from the position of his Class-of-1950-endowed professorship is ludicrous.
67) In contrast to those literal-minded and timid capitalists, Sutro, like Sharon, portrayed himself as a true risk-taker, a man that miners could respect and even emulate.
At its extreme, Zegans says, risk-taking can arise from an actual desire to harm oneself, perhaps as an "appropriate' punishment for an act the risk-taker feels guilty about.
Lam, a mother of four who once played the piano at the Superbowl half-time show in San Diego, is described by the Union-Trib as "an aggressive risk-taker.
But I have always been a risk-taker and when someone tells me something can't be done I am determined to prove them wrong.