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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Another project is underway to leverage the deep field experience of TCS in managing distributed SAP infrastructures by embedding recognition of and recommended resolution for the 50 most common SAP problems into Integrien Alive's self-learning Problem Fingerprint[TM] knowledge base.
Best would likely consider the debt as operating leverage rather than financial leverage.
Most noticeably, the upgrade reflects significant reduction in consolidated financial leverage following FNT's spin off from FNF as well as the elimination of the risk that dividends from title insurance underwriters will be used to support debt at FIS.
As of June 30, 2006, FSA had net par leverage (net par in force/total statutory capital) of 144:1, which is high relative to industry averages.
Data analyzed by descriptive statistics, correlation and regression model; the dependent variables comprised of Return on Equity (ROE), Return on Assets (ROA) and Net Profit ratio whereas the independent variable was the leverage ratio.
Though an association between rapid credit expansion and a decline in lending standards suggests that leverage could be a good indicator of banking system vulnerability, linkages between private-sector leverage and systemic crises in banking are far from strong or stable, concludes Moody's Investors Service in a new report.
This model identifies three "levers" of profitability for a firm as measured by return on equity; these levers are earns, turns and leverage.
Rackable Systems' iSCSI target appliances leverage our proven, open architecture approach and unique back-to-back mounting design--and tightly integrate Wasabi Systems' Storage Builder iSCSI software to deliver a scalable, high-performance solution.
The major problem is that the larger GSE balance sheets, mortgage debt, speculative leverage, and derivative positions balloon, the less viable this entire hedging ("portfolio insurance") mechanism becomes.
2003-20, which addresses a specific leverage structure.
In today's uncertain economic climate, borrowers are searching for new and imaginative methods to attain aggressive levels of leverage from new capital sources.
These transactions are characterized by a degree of financial leverage that significantly exceeds industry norms measured by various debt, cash flow, or other ratios.
Unlike most receivers, the WR must keep his inside leg back in order to get a better angle for his inside-out leverage blocking (described later on).
Trust-owned life insurance (TOLI) is arguably the best funding alternative to leverage life insurance plans.