What Is a High Yield High Risk Certificate?

Answer Traditional certificates of deposit (CDs) offered by banks are not particularly risky. However, there are certificates that carry risk and therefore a higher yield.

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What is a high-yield, high-risk certificate?

An issuing bank of long-term, up to 20 years, or high-yield CD may choose to terminate the CD after only one year or longer, not the investor. This can give the investor higher risk. If interest ra... Read More »

High Yield & Risk?

In general, the higher an investment's yield, the higher its risk. This is because riskier investments are less likely to attract investors than safer alternatives.

Does high cholesterol increase the risk of high blood pressure?

On One Hand: High Cholesterol Increases RiskHaving high cholesterol is one of the factors that increase a person's risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to the Mayo Clini... Read More »

What is high yield?

High yield is a term applied to certain types of investments--especially bonds, stocks and mutual funds--that are thought to have a large financial return in relation to their purchase price. Typic... Read More »