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Fixed investment definition

There are few guarantees in life, but fixed investments hope to be just that: certainty and no loss of principal.

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Fixed investment is an investment with a fixed or stated return in the form of interest as with a CD, bank savings account or a guaranteed investment contract. Fixed investments typically do not incur losses in principal.


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Typically, because fixed investments offer lower risk, they also offer lower return. | True or False?

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Doc:  A fixed investment  is suitable for people or institutions seeking stability of principal.
Lia:  Will you explain why some in 2016 accepted negative interest rates? Isn't that a loss of principal?

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