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How to define risk in dividend paying stocks?

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August 12, 2013 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: KO , JNJ

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For many equity investors these days, risk is usually defined as an unfavorable fluctuation in stock prices. This means that an investor who purchased Coca-Cola (KO) at $40/share, and observes the price decline to $30/share, had a $10 unfavorable move in the price against them. This view on risk could be adequate for investors whose investing timeframe is in days or months. The problem with...

 

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#1) On August 12, 2013 at 8:41 AM, sagitarius84 (22.79) wrote:

Investing risk is the permanent destruction of investment capital, not a temporary fluctuation in price. What is your definition of risk?

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