Leverage...It's Not Fun To Be On the Pointy Ends Of The Double Edged Sword To win, you got to stay in the game. Leverage sounds cool and sexy...but done excessively, it can also blow up your entire portfolio. It's not to say leverage alone is bad. A spoon alone doesn't make you fat. It's what you do with the spoon. Leveraging say 5% of your portfolio doesn't hurt you so much. But people tend to underestimate the risk and get greedy. Leveraging 100% of your portfolio, is way d