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Noun Concept
Categories: Mechanics, Financial ratios, Debt, Mechanisms (engineering)
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leverage  leveraging  De-leverage  de-leveraging  Equity multiplier
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Investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses) WordNet 3.0
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business
finance
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Investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In finance, leverage is any technique involving borrowing funds to buy an investment, estimating that future profits will be more than the cost of borrowing. Wikipedia
Using given resources to magnify a financial outcome Wikipedia Disambiguation
the use of borrowed funds rather than fresh equity in the purchase of an asset Wikidata
Any technique to multiply gains and losses. OmegaWiki
The use of borrowed funds with a contractually determined return to increase the ability of a business to invest and earn an expected higher return, but usually at high risk. Wiktionary
Use of borrowed funds. Wiktionary (translation)
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Leverage is great until something goes wrong with your investments and you still have to pay your debts. Wiktionary