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Leveraged ETF Basics

leveraged ETFs

Leveraged (long) ETFs intend to deliver 2x or 3x the daily performance of the underlying index. Contra-ETFs (or inverse ETFs) intend to replicate 1x, 2x, or 3x the daily inverse performance of the underlying index. The leveraged feature magnifies the performance of the underlying index. I use leveraged ETFs when I feel the market is […]

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Be Careful Of The Pump And Dump!

pump dump

Pump and dump is a form of stock fraud in which people artificially inflate the price of stock in order to profit. It is most commonly used to target microcap stocks and penny stocks, stocks in companies with a low value. Stocks of this nature are very easy to manipulate, and their prices are notoriously […]

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