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Speculation is like gambling is a zero-sum game, unlike the investors who produce no value like a higher probability of losses (or profits).  

Such high-risk high return investments are associated with everyday operational processes that are repeated risk-taking. 

Some examples of high-risk investments are - Buying foreign currency as its value will increase in the efficient market but there can be losses in the same due to transaction costs.

The production line work that may create a product that can generate revenue or may experience outages.

Starting a business on a new idea or global capital investment on a unique business model having a higher chance to fail but in rare cases, it may deliver superior returns to the early investors. 

The gamble that is taken voluntarily results in profit or loss, which is called speculative as it was undertaken as a conscious choice.

Almost all types of investments have speculative risk and these ventures may face an unknown amount of success or failure.

It is not pure risk that can be insured and mostly leads to a loss. 

Taking automobile insurance is related to pure risk as any kind of auto accident can lead to damage but even in the condition when there is no accident; there is no possibility of any gain.  

People who invest in stocks mostly are not sure if their actions will give them profit or loss and it is one of the classical explains of speculative risks or a kind of gambling as it is not covered, moreover, they may give gains. 
 

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Speculation is like gambling is a zero-sum game, unlike the investors who produce no value like a higher probability of losses (or profits).  

Such high-risk high return investments are associated with everyday operational processes that are repeated risk-taking. 

Some examples of high-risk investments are - Buying foreign currency as its value will increase in the efficient market but there can be losses in the same due to transaction costs.

The production line work that may create a product that can generate revenue or may experience outages.

Starting a business on a new idea or global capital investment on a unique business model having a higher chance to fail but in rare cases, it may deliver superior returns to the early investors. 

The gamble that is taken voluntarily results in profit or loss, which is called speculative as it was undertaken as a conscious choice.

Almost all types of investments have speculative risk and these ventures may face an unknown amount of success or failure.

It is not pure risk that can be insured and mostly leads to a loss. 

Taking automobile insurance is related to pure risk as any kind of auto accident can lead to damage but even in the condition when there is no accident; there is no possibility of any gain.  

People who invest in stocks mostly are not sure if their actions will give them profit or loss and it is one of the classical explains of speculative risks or a kind of gambling as it is not covered, moreover, they may give gains. 
 

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