Gunslinger(redirected from Gun-fighter)
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A money manager who is willing to take big risks to increase the potential return on investments. A gunslinger, for example, would be more likely to invest in the IPO of a company with a new and exciting product about which little is known, than to invest in the secured bond issued by a company everyone knows and trusts. The term especially refers to money managers who buy the risky securities on margin. See also: Risk lover.
An aggressive investor who purchases speculative securities. The term is often used to refer to portfolio managers who choose risky investments with the potential for major gains in value.