Risk, Like Beauty, Is In the Eye of the Beholder: How to assess your own risk level

The Safe Investor Book

By Tim McCarthy, Author of The Safe Investor: How to Make Your Money Grow in a Volatile Global Economy

It always has amazed me how differently people think about what is risky vs. what is safe. Some international investors find currency trading not so risky; yet feel that stocks are too risky to invest in. Some Americans think even the higher quality Growth Countries are too risky to consider and believe it is safer to concentrate all their investments in the US.

Similar parochial views have been expressed to me by investors all over the world. I remember a Malaysian investor once saying to me, “I can’t risk investing in those giant American companies like GE or Microsoft. They

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2 Responses to Risk, Like Beauty, Is In the Eye of the Beholder: How to assess your own risk level

  1. Dan Macman says:

    Great Information…Especially about what I will really need for retirement, and how to be better prepared…Thanks for this

  2. Petunia 100 says:

    Great article, thank you. :)

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