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Chapter 5 — Risk
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Experiencing financial risk is inevitable when investing in the financial markets – it's just part of the game.

However, risk is not always a bad thing

In the context of a portfolio, risky stocks can balance other investments and actually make the entire portfolio more secure.  The key to unlocking risk, however, is figuring out how to make it work in your favor!

We’ve all at one point or another have heard the age-old adage “without risk, there’s no gain!” So, let’s explore what exactly that means for investors.

"You must lose a fly to catch a trout." – George Herbert

Alex's thoughts: 
Risk is something that stops other people to do what the risktaker is doing. Some of the best investments are made when someone goes where no one has gone before.