leverage


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Synonyms for leverage

Synonyms for leverage

the power to produce an effect by indirect means

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the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever

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strategic advantage

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

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supplement with leverage

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provide with leverage

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Moody's also highlights that while leverage may not be a robust forward looking indicator of such systemic crises, it could still indicate higher vulnerability to the impact of a banking crisis on the wider economy.
Property/casualty companies have an opportunity to reverse this decades-long slide of giving up more and more negotiating leverage.
In this ruling, the IRS specifically addressed a leverage structure.
Another structure to provide a more favorable level of leverage is known as an "A-B" loan.
Therefore, the backside WR must take a severe inside leverage angle to get his backside between the ball and the DB (see diagram).
To better leverage your time, focus on the l's, because they have the biggest payoff.
The report discusses leverage trends as well as differentiating characteristics of the various financing instruments used to refinance ARPS.
As a consequence, Leverage Leasing's ordinary and necessary business expenses exceeded gross income for 1984 and 1985, which resulted in no tax liability.
Leverage plays a positive role in our financial system, resulting in greater market liquidity, lower credit costs, and a more efficient allocation of resources in our economy.
When firing out of a stance, our blockers must bring their chest off their thigh on the first step, to help achieve leverage at the contact point.
The study, published in Fitch's Retail Industry Stats report, shows that department stores exhibit lower average debt leverage and higher average interest coverage than discount and specialty stores.
This second stage of the movement is characterized by deals with lower leverage and greater up-front equity.
The central public policy issue raised by the LTCM episode is how financial leverage can be constrained most effectively in our market-based economy.
While these hedges did not have leverage features and were consistent with the company's financial policies and practices, they did have the potential to impact earnings due to mark-to-market accounting and foreign exchange rate movements.
Because of the compounding effect of the leverage feature, over time the performance of leveraged ETFs and leveraged inverse ETFs can differ significantly from the performance (or inverse of the performance) of their underlying index, sector, or benchmark.