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FINRA, Morningstar Don’t Care How Little Leverage You’re Using

Lightly levered is still levered too much.
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Morningstar recommends sticking with this "Leverage."

Think that 1.25-times bump in your new ETF is harmless? Think again.

Gerri Walsh, senior vice president for investor education at Finra, says concerns about the effect of the daily magnification of index movements are relevant for investors who hold 1.25x funds for any period of more than a day, though perhaps to a lesser degree than they are for those who hold 2x funds.

Lightly Leveraged ETFs Still Cause Concerns [WSJ]