epiphany risk
 n.— «What is “epiphany risk?” Davos is full of bankers but this term is of recent enough vintage—and its humor black enough—that Howard Davies could get some good laughs when he gave the definition. “The sudden realization that you did something terribly, terribly stupid and will cost you a lot of money,” Mr. Davies, director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, told a panel on financial regulation.» —“A Vocabulary Lesson Gleaned From a Trading Crisis” by Carter Dougherty New York Times Jan. 25, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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