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  • Leverage

    Any technique that multiplies the extent of gains and losses, sometimes called ‘gearing’. Often this involves the use of financial instruments or borrowed capital to increase the potential return of an investment, whilst usually causing a corresponding increase in the magnitude of possible loss. Accordingly, leveraged investing usually carries significant risk.

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