homemade leverage

Definition

The idea that if people leverage themselves in borrowing and lending in the same fashion as a corporation that they can mimic the impact of corporate leverage. Investors use this method to move from overpriced shares in highly levered firms to those in unlevered firms by borrowing under the same conditions.

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They did homemade leverage and they thought that was better and they also thought that it made them more legit.

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You should try to figure out to get yourself some good homemade leverage before you enter an important negotiation.

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Sid and a group of his associates were participating in homemade leverage to see if they could position themselves advantageously in the market.

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