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insurance risk and premium calculator actuary
lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of a high proportion of protein and relatively little cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis alpha-lipoprotein , HDL , high-density lipoprotein
takeover bid so attractive that the directors of the target company must approve it or risk shareholder protest bear hug
lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood; composed of moderate amount of protein and a large amount of cholesterol; high levels are thought to be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis beta-lipoprotein , LDL , low-density lipoprotein
exposure to exotic infectious agents that pose a high risk of life-threatening disease and can be transmitted as an aerosol and for which there is no vaccine or therapy biosafety level 4
trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger boldness , daring , hardihood , hardiness
political risk to limit to seek advantage brinkmanship , brinksmanship
opportunity cost of the funds employed as the result of an investment decision; the rate of return that a business could earn if it chose another investment with equivalent risk capital cost , cost of capital
commercial principle that without a warranty the buyer takes upon himself the risk of quality caveat emptor
risk involving danger chance
(law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences) criminal negligence , culpable negligence
antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients encainide , Enkaid
species whose numbers are so small that the species is at risk of extinction endangered species
someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it enterpriser , entrepreneur
oral antiarrhythmic medication (trade name Tambocor) used as a last resort in treating arrhythmias; increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients flecainide , Tambocor
risk money gamble
cholesterol in high-density lipoproteins; the `good' cholesterol; a high level in the blood is thought to lower the risk of coronary artery disease HDL cholesterol
any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change hedge , hedging
flexible investment company for a small number of large investors (usually the minimum investment is $1 million); can use high-risk techniques (not allowed for mutual funds) such as short-selling and heavy leveraging hedgefund , hedge fund
presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis hypercholesteremia , hypercholesterolemia
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