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Risk

We're not talking about the torturous board game centre around world domination. In the investment lexicon, risk refers to the chance that an investment's actual return will not align with your expectations for it.

Robo-advice

More algorithm advice than robot advice, but the former hardly trips off the tongue. Robo-advice is where face-to-face investment advice has been automated: You fill in your preferences and an algorithm will recommend products for you to invest in or do it automatically for you.