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Two weeks ago, we discussed the possibility of building a portfolio worth roughly 25K without a single penny in hand. This is called leveraging. Borrowing to invest on the stock market was very popular from 2003 to 2008. Since the market crash, most individual investors have stopped using leveraging as a strategy, incurring important losses. While small investors got burnt and gave up, bigger investors (such as hedge funds) are still in the hunt with leveraging. After seeing what is happening on the market right now, I think that borrowing a few thousand could do a lot of good for my portfolio.
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