Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

This refers to risk that will only affect a small segment of the market or a small number of assets. 

Specific risk definition

This refers to risk that will only affect a small segment of the market or a small number of assets.

For example, a lawsuit taken against one company is not risk to the entire sector (market or systemic risk), just that particular company. Other examples include employee strikes or stricter regulations for a specific sector over others.

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