Investors with long time horizons, such as young people, can often afford to take on a greater amount of risk in their portfolios.
In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson dip into their mailbag to answer a listener's question about buying leveraged ETFs to take advantage of the a long runaway in front of younger investors. Matt and David highlights the dangers of such a practice.
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