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Leveraging and deleveraging

Paddy Hirsch Dec 8, 2008
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Leveraging — or borrowing — has been cited as one of the contributors to the financial crisis. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how the move to deleverage — or reduce debt — is prompting wild market swings and concerns about deflation

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