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I know, as the pandemic trudges on, that dining out is risky, not just to myself, but to others, too.
PEOPLE ARE DINING OUT, THEY JUST DON’T WANT ANYONE TO KNOW ABOUT ITJAYA SAXENASEPTEMBER 3, 2020EATER
As the chart shows, day-trading offers the probability of the biggest negative return whereas the five- or ten-year horizon is far less risky on a relative basis.
BUFFETT’S BIG BET ON JAPAN SENDS GLOBAL STOCKS HIGHERBERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 31, 2020FORTUNE
So, he’s been exploring what kind of incentives will best lead drug companies to invest in the risky and costly business of vaccines.
WILL A COVID-19 VACCINE CHANGE THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH? (EP. 430)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 27, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Instead of taking a risky 90-minute flight, I opted for the nine-hour drive.
VEHICLES TO RIDE OUT A PANDEMICJOE PHILLIPSAUGUST 22, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The market environment that made the strategy profitable in the past — sparser and slower financial information, riskier economic policymaking and less efficient markets — was not coming back, she argued.
HEDGE FUND ‘PIRATES’ SET SAIL AGAINDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 21, 2020OZY
In the paper, titled Virus Transmission from Urinals, published in the journal Physics of Fluids, the researchers found that a urinal was potentially even more risky.
URINALS AND TOILETS MAY SPREAD COVID-19, NEW RESEARCH SHOWS, ADDING FUEL TO THE MASK DEBATEKDUNN6AUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
Prioritizing streaming at the potential expense of networks’ linear businesses is risky to say the least.
TV NETWORKS BEGIN TO SIGNAL WILLINGNESS TO PRIORITIZE STREAMING OVER LINEARTIM PETERSONJULY 29, 2020DIGIDAY
In general, research has shown that indoors is riskier than outside, long visits riskier than short ones, crowds riskier than individuals — and, look, just avoid situations where you’re being sneezed, yelled, coughed or sung at.
EVERY DECISION IS A RISK. EVERY RISK IS A DECISION.MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
That attack has upset everything from day-to-day life to entire economies, and turned the routine — going to school, popping into a restaurant, hanging out with friends — risky.
HERE’S WHAT WE’VE LEARNED IN SIX MONTHS OF COVID-19 — AND WHAT WE STILL DON’T KNOWERIN GARCIA DE JESUSJUNE 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Betting against some of the largest and most powerful technology companies in the world is certainly a risky strategy.
A NEW STARTUP INTENDS TO BUILD THE WORLD’S FIRST LARGE-SCALE QUANTUM COMPUTEREDD GENTJUNE 22, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
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WORDS RELATED TO RISKY

  • alarming
  • chancy
  • deceptive
  • difficult
  • faulty
  • hairy
  • hazardous
  • icy
  • insecure
  • jeopardous
  • menacing
  • misleading
  • ominous
  • perilous
  • precarious
  • risky
  • shaky
  • slippery
  • ticklish
  • tricky
  • undependable
  • unhealthy
  • unreliable
  • unsafe
  • unsound
  • unstable
  • wicked
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