The "risk" is volatility, which is a result of both increases and decreases in the price of an investment. The actual situation you want to avoid is needing to sell your investments during a period of downside volatility.
Every investment should be made with a purpose, so try to determine what you're investing for.
If you're investing for a very long term goal (like if you're 30 years old and you are investing for retirement at age 65), then the day-to-day volatility today should matter less to than if you're investing to put a down payment on a car in 2 years.
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