businessman's risk

noun

Definition of businessman's risk

: an investment (such as a stock) with a moderately high risk factor that is bought with an eye to growth potential and capital gains or sometimes tax advantages rather than for income

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Businessman's risk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/businessman%27s%20risk. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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