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Leveraged

Describing the amount of debt that has been used to finance activities. A company with much more debt than equity is generally called "highly leveraged." Many analysts consider too much leverage to be unhealthy, but many firms use leverage in order to expand operations.

leveraged

Of, relating to, or being an investment situation for which borrowed funds are used. A highly leveraged investor or firm is in a relatively risky position if interest rates rise or if the investment yields are disappointingly low.
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Insurance can provide flexibility in adapting to changing business conditions, and if the policies are not leveraged, real--not phantom--income is available to pay taxes due if the policies need to be surrendered.
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If you're buying a leveraged ETF on behalf of a client, understand that you're making short-term trade, not a long-term investment.
Using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), Dynan (2012) showed that spending by highly leveraged households fell more sharply between 2007 and 2009 than would be expected based on other factors affecting these households, including their decline in wealth.
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Yes, as an executive with a company that offers such ETFs I am biased, but that's why I believe that for advisors, the potential benefits of leveraged ETFs rest on gaining a thorough understanding of how leveraged funds work and separating fact from myth.
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Barclays is building on the early success of its new regional leveraged finance team, with the addition of Paul Everingham as associate director.
With so much excess debt capital available, buyers--particularly the leveraged buyout (LBO) funds, which are also flush with capital--have used increasing amounts of financial leverage.
FASB has issued a staff position that requires companies to recalculate their leveraged leases if there is a change in the timing of cash flows relating to income taxes generated by the leveraged lease.