Definitions for "speculative"
Involving, or formed by, speculation; ideal; theoretical; not established by demonstration.
Of or pertaining to vision; also, prying; inquisitive; curious.
Of or pertaining to speculation in land, goods, shares, etc.; as, a speculative dealer or enterprise.
Keywords:  risky, unclear, can't, sacrifice, sure
Speculation is the practice of selecting investments (exposing ones self to...
More risky than typical investments; not investment grade.
An unclear or risky move or plan.
Keywords:  contemplative
Given to speculation; contemplative.
The buying and/or selling of securities, currencies etc with a view to making relatively quick profits as opposed to long term investment.
Buying and selling in the hope of making a profit, rather than doing so for some fundamental business-related need.
A stamp or issue released primarily for sale to collectors, rather than to meet any legitimate postal need.
Keywords:  lifestyle, risk, lost, highly, margin
Securities that involve a high level of risk.
Trading Foreign Exchange is speculative in that there is no guarantee that those who invest in Foreign Exchange will make any money. The conditions also exist that the client can lose his entire deposited margin making trading FX highly speculative. Those who trade foreign exchange should only risk that capital which is considered risk capital, defined as the amount of which if lost would not, change the Customer's lifestyle or the Customer's family's lifestyle.
not based on fact or investigation; "a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"; "speculative knowledge"