What it is:
Downside refers to an's potential loss in value.
How it works (Example):
Why it Matters:
Downside is the fundamental motive for avoiding any investment -- and with the risk associated with that investment. Higher-risk generally have more downside (but they have more , too); low-risk investments generally have less downside and are thus primarily concerned with preserving the value of the original investment.. The size of the downside, of course, varies with the