Leverage

(n) Leverage is the advantage taken by a buyer by using external finance or assistance to buy a property. With external finance a buyer can acquire a property far more costlier than his resources.
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leverage

[n] - the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever 2. [n] - strategic advantage 3. [n] - investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses) 4. [v] - supplement with leverage 5. [v] - provide with leverage
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Leverage

• (n.) The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever.
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leverage

leveraging noun investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
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Leverage

[finance] In finance, leverage (sometimes referred to as gearing in the United Kingdom and Australia) is a general term for any technique to multiply gains and losses. Most often it involves buying more of an asset by using borrowed funds, with the belief that the income from the asset will be more than the cost of borrowing. Almost always ...
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Leverage

[negotiation] In negotiation, leverage is the ability to influence the other side to move closer to one`s negotiating position. Types of leverage include positive leverage, negative leverage, and normative leverage. ==Normative Leverage== Normative leverage is the application of general norms or the other party`s standards and norms to adva...
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Leverage

Lev'erĀ·age (lĕv'ẽr*aj or lē'vẽr*aj) noun The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever. Leverage of a couple (Mech.) , the perpendicular distance between the lines of action of two forces which act in parallel and opposite directions.
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leverage

1) n. the use of borrowed money to purchase real estate or business assets, usually involving money equaling a high percentage of the value of the purchased property. 2) v. to borrow most of the funds necessary as a loan against real estate to buy other real estate or business assets. The dangers of high leverage are over-appraisal of the property ...
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Leverage

1) The use of borrowed money to purchase real estate or business assets, usually involving borrowed money that equals a high percentage of the value of the purchased property. The dangers of high leverage are overappraisal of the property, a decline in the value of the property, and high carrying costs (interest, insurance, taxes, maintenance). 2) ...
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Leverage

A synonym for gearing (e.g. using derivative investments to over-invest a portfolio).
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leverage

Generally speaking, leverage is the use of debt to increase returns. On the most basic level, people who profit on a home typically have used leverage. If you bought a $100,000 home with $20,000 down and later sold the home for $110,000, you made only 10 percent on the house, but 50 percent on your initial investment. That`s the beauty of leverage....
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Leverage

In the US, the ratio of a company's long term debt, typically bonds and preferred stock, to its... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/leverage.htm?id=847&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of leverage'>more</a>
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Leverage

Leverage is an investment technique in which you use a small amount of your own money to make an inv
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Leverage

Leverage is another term for gearing. Debt financing is used to invest in the company or asset to fund growth. The higher the ratio of debt to equity, the higher the leverage.
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leverage

Most companies use debt to finance operations. By doing so a company increases its leverage because it can invest in business operations without increasing its equity. For example if a company formed with an investment of $5 million from investors, the equity in the company is $5 million and this is the money it uses to operate. If the company uses...
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Leverage

Power generated by the sliding and lifting motion of the legs.
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Leverage

Refers to a balance position at the foul line such that you are able to come through the ball with p
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Leverage

Refers to the concept of increasing, multiplying, or magnifying the market impact of an investment. Leverage magnifies both the gains or the losses. In corporate finance, leverage often means the amount of debt to equity. Borrowing can enhance shareholder equity returns because the interest is deductible but the profits remain for the common share ...
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Leverage

Refers to the concept of increasing, multiplying, or magnifying the market impact of an investment. Leverage magnifies both the gains or the losses. In corporate finance, leverage often means the amount of debt to equity. Borrowing can enhance shareholder equity returns because the interest is deductible but the profits remain for the common share ...
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leverage

See gearing
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leverage

see gearing
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Leverage

See Gearing .
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leverage

strategic advantage; power to act effectively
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leverage

strategic advantage; power to act effectively
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Leverage

The ability to control large amounts of a financial asset with a comparatively small amount of capital.
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